Upcoming Events

Family STEAM Days – Bridge the Gap

LeMay - America's Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

The automobile was a life-changing invention, but without bridges, we wouldn’t be able to visit and explore some of our favorite places. Today, we’ll use simple materials to design and build our own bridges. Think like an engineer, ask questions, and have fun completing this design challenge! Design, build, tinker and learn together as you […]

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If Cars Could Talk – When the World Rally Championship Came to the Streets of Tacoma, 1985-1988

LeMay - America's Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

Rallying is one of the three championships for international automobile competition. The World Rally Championship consists of events from Monte Carlo to Kenya, as street legal cars race over the icy alps and across the dusty African plains to determine the world's best. In the mid-1980s, this championship came to Tacoma to tackle city streets […]

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Toys for the Troops: Holiday Toy Drive with JBLM Santa’s Castle

America's Car Museum

This holiday season, we are partnering with JBLM Santa's Castle to help support their mission of reducing holiday stress by providing new toys, board games and books to over 1,000 Military Families each year in Washington who are experiencing financial hardships. From November 27 to December 13 we will have a dedicated vehicle on display […]

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Family STEAM Days – Merry & Bright

LeMay - America's Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

Join the ACM Education team to learn about circuits and use your own bright ideas to create some sparkling holiday cards. Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math on Family STEAM Day. On the third Saturday of each month, […]

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Family STEAM Days – Derby Day

LeMay - America's Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

Design, assemble, and test out your own pinewood derby car before racing against other Museum visitors on ACM’s full-length Pinewood Derby track located in the Family Zone. Learn insider tips (and a bit about physics) as you work to make your pinewood car as fast as possible by increasing potential energy and reducing friction.  Design, build, […]

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Full STEAM Ahead: A K-12 Educator Workshop

LeMay - America's Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

  LeMay - America's Car Museum and Foss Waterway Seaport present Full STEAM Ahead, bringing you creative new ways to incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics into your classroom. Educators from both museums will provide engaging, hands-on workshops for both primary and secondary teachers, offering lesson plans and supplementary materials for educators to utilize […]

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Storytime for Little Spark Plugs

LeMay - America's Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

ACM welcomes toddlers and their caregivers for our brand new, in-person Storytime for Little Spark Plugs! Join us to meet new friends, enjoy interactive stories and action songs, and play in ACM’s hands-on Family Zone. REGISTER HERE     Storytime for Little Spark Plugs is FREE a free program offered through the generous funding of […]

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Let’s Talk Corvette: With Special Guest Lon Helton

LeMay - America's Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

Event Information: Regrettably, Sharon Brawner is no longer able to join us as previously scheduled for Let's Talk Corvette. However, the event is still happening and we are excited to welcome the evening’s new featured speaker, Lon Helton! Lon has served as the President of the Board of Directors of the National Corvette Museum and […]

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Family STEAM Days – Art & the Automobile

LeMay - America's Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

Join Educators from LeMay - America's Car Musuem and local artists for a day of creativity as we draw and sketch in the galleries. View the Museum's Corvette Creativity exhibit, and get inspired to make some unique artwork of your very own! Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles […]

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If Cars Could Talk — Barn Find to Race Car

LeMay - America's Car Museum 2702 East D Street, Tacoma, WA, United States

Join us to hear the story of how a bone stock car that hadn't been driven for over 10 years was reimagined into a competitive race car. Every aspect of the car was redesigned and re-fabricated from the LS-swapped engine to the custom wide body. Once completed, the LS Porsche 944 went on to compete […]

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