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August 2019

Member Double Discount Day

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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! Not a member? Join today or when you visit the Museum* on or before Member Double Discount Day to receive these member benefits. Click here or call 253.779.8490 to find the membership level that fits you best. *Did you know that before you leave the Museum you can apply the cost of admission towards the purchase of a membership?…

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Take A Spin

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on August 22, 2019 at 11:00 am

Ride in vehicles from the ACM Collection and experience history in motion! Vehicles will vary and may be a selection from Antiques and pre-war Classics to the Fabulous Fifties, perhaps a fire truck may make a special appearance! This event is FREE for ACM Members or included with Museum admission. 2019 TAKE A SPIN DATES: Thursday, May 16 Thursday, June 20 Thursday, July 11 Thursday, August 22  

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Cruise-Ins at ACM

August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Whip, ride, jalopy, or baby. Whatever you call it, motor over to the Cruise-Ins at ACM! This month’s theme is Military/Veterans Appreciation! Join America’s Car Museum as we honor our brave Veterans and armed service members. Active Duty Military members can enjoy discounted admission to the Museum in addition to food and drinks offered at the Thirst Responder Beer Garden. Military vehicles encouraged, though all makes and models of collector cars and motorcycles are welcome to attend! No vintage vehicle?…

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Drive-In Movie

August 24 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for the Drive-In movie series on ACM’s Haub Family Field where the cars are the stars! Grab dinner at our picnic concessions and watch in your car or from a blanket or chair, either option will give you a great view of the 40-foot outdoor screen! The Drive-In movies have proven to be very popular, so be sure to arrive early to reserve your spot! Parking for the show starts at 4:30pm, with showtime at dusk (around 9pm).…

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September 2019

Wheels & Heels Annual Gala

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Ladies and Gentleman, we are LIVE from the Cadillac Canteen at America’s Car Museum! Experience America’s Automotive Trust‘s largest fundraiser in support of its commitment to preserving America’s automotive heritage through LeMay – America’s Car Museum, the RPM Foundation, Club Auto and the Concours Club. Go back to the Golden Age of Radio at this year’s Wheels & Heels Annual Gala. Guests will enjoy a lavish cocktail reception, radio variety show, four-course dinner prepared by El Gaucho, live auction, the…

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If Cars Could Talk – Car Radios: Making Cars Talk

September 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Who doesn’t love a good mix tape on a long ride or to stay up to date on the traffic ahead? Join us as ACM Collections volunteer, Daniel J. Reeb, shares the history of the car radio and the technological advances that allowed for the personal entertainment we’ve all come to enjoy while cruising down the road. This event is FREE for ACM Members and included with Museum admission. Bring a lunch, or enjoy a meal from Classics by Pacific Grill.

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Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive with Tacoma Power

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Interested in test driving an electric car? Come to LeMay – America’s Car Museum between 10 AM – 4 PM for Tacoma Power‘s Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive! There will be a variety of full battery electric cars, plug-in hybrid electric cars and electric bikes to test drive, along with electric vehicle experts to answer all of your questions. Learn about the carbon reduction benefits of driving electric, how to charge an electric vehicle and meet others who are enthusiastic…

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Family STEAM Day – It’s Electric!

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As part of today’s Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive with Tacoma Power, we’ll be exploring the science behind battery-powered cars. Join the ACM Education Department on the Anderson Plaza (outside the entrance to the Museum) to learn more about what makes electric cars go! Then, use your imagination and engineering skills to see if you can build a model car powered by electricity.

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October 2019

If Cars Could Talk

October 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

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 or automotive topic and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us on 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…

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Family STEAM Day

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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