Hours and Admission

Museum Hours

Tuesday–Sunday  10 am–5 pm
Free Third Thursday 5 pm–8 pm

Special Notices

Traffic Delays | September 27, 8 am–1 pm
Expect traffic delays near the museum along Pacific Ave due to a television commercial filming along Pacific Avenue on Sunday, September 27 between 8 am–1 pm.

Gallery Closures | September 15—October 2
Three galleries will be down September 15—October 2, as we prepare for the opening of Art AIDS America on October 3. The Haub Family Galleries featuring Art of the American West and Dale Chihuly at Tacoma Art Museum will remain open.

Early Closure | October 2, 2015, 4 PM
We will be closing early for our annual routine of systems testing.


Administrative Hours

Tuesday–Friday 8 am–5 pm






Students, Military, Seniors (65 +)


Family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)


Children age 5 and under


Audio Tour

Free with paid admission, $2 for members and during free admission hours

Tacoma Museum District Pass

Includes admission to four museums to use within seven days of first redemption. Passes may be purchased at TAM or any other participating museum: LeMay–America’s Car Museum, Museum of Glass, or WA State History Museum.

$45 Adult; $35 student/senior/military

Click here to learn more about the Tacoma Museum District or to purchase a ticket online.


Holiday Hours

Open the following days

  • Easter, Sunday, April 5, 2015
  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015
  • Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, 2015

Closed the following days

  • Independence Day, Saturday, July 4, 2015
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2015
  • Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 26, 2015
  • Christmas, Friday, December 25, 2015
  • New Years Day, Friday, January 1, 2016