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October 2018

Member Double Discount Day

October 20

All ACM members will receive 20% off in the ACM Store and Classics by Pacific Grill! Members at every level also enjoy special member pricing in the Speed Zone!

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Family STEAM Day – Not a Box (Cars)

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

October is Tacoma Arts Month and we are celebrating by exploring three-dimensional artwork and designing our very own cars. “Why are you sitting in a box? It’s not a box!” Today, we’ll be inspired by the children’s story “Not a Box” and use our imaginations to make our very own car sculptures with cardboard boxes and other recycled materials. Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art…

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Trunk or Treat at ACM

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kids will trick-or-treat at the Museum to get their bags filled with sweets! Costumed kids* will also receive FREE admission into the Museum between 11 am and 3 pm. ACM Members are FREE! 

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Club Auto Private Collection Tour

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

John Hogan Private Collection Tour Lunch at the HUB Gig Harbor, address details will be shared upon RSVP Reservations required. RSVP by October 19 to Kristen.wells@aat.org. Club Auto members and above are invited to this event. Learn more about Club Auto membership here.

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November 2018

$5 – $10

Race Night at ACM

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

Put your racing skills to the test every second Thursday of the month in the Speed Zone at ACM! Our CXC racing simulators are linked together to provide a realistic racing experience against other drivers. Compete on famous tracks such as: Darlington, Daytona, Dover and more!

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GLOW, Tuners@ACM Exhibit Preview

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Let’s light up the night at America’s Car Museum, featuring the opening of our newest exhibit, Tuners@ACM. This is your chance to see art-in-motion, vehicles embodying heights of design, technology and culture! Modify your own bites at the mac & cheese bar and slider station. Sip Heritage Distilling Co.’s customized cocktails, Estrella our import beer, Elysian domestic craft brews! From 6 – 8pm we will be “Letting it Glow” with a glowing dance party with DJ Scrambler! 4pm – 5pm:…

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If Cars Could Talk – Master Collector: Exploring Honda Motorcycles with Brown Maloney

November 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Today we have the honor of introducing ACM’s newest “Master Collector”, Brown Maloney, as he joins us to give visitors a walk-through of his impressive collection of Honda motorcycles on view at the Museum. We’ll have the chance to hear first-hand descriptions of many of the bikes and learn a bit more about his story and love of collecting. There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined.…

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Family STEAM Day – Make a Machine

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make something that does something! A machine is defined as “a combination of parts that transmit forces, motion, and energy to do some desired work.” Today, we’ll use tons of different materials including gears, motors, and even LEGO® bricks to make our very own machines. Your design can be as simple or complex as your imagination (and engineering) will allow! Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering,…

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December 2018

If Cars Could Talk – Collecting Cars, Saving History

December 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us the second Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum curators, staff, or local personalities over lunch. This event is FREE for ACM Members and included with Museum admission. Bring a lunch, or enjoy a meal from Classics by…

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$5 – $10

Race Night at ACM

December 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

Put your racing skills to the test every second Thursday of the month in the Speed Zone at ACM! Our CXC racing simulators are linked together to provide a realistic racing experience against other drivers. Compete on famous tracks such as: Darlington, Daytona, Dover and more!

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