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July 2019

FREE MILITARY ADMISSION ON FOURTH OF JULY

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

ACM recognizes the contributions of America’s current and former service members. Active duty, retirees and veterans will receive complimentary Museum admission on Independence Day, Thursday, July 4. Can’t visit the Museum on the Fourth of July? Active duty military receive discounted admission and 10% off ACM membership daily. *Military ID or proof of service is required to receive complimentary admission. Does not include dependents.

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Drive-In Movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

July 6 @ 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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Tacoma Museum District STEAM Summer Camp

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 12, 2019

Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) in the Tacoma Museum District! Campers will build, experiment and create at America’s Car Museum, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Museum of Glass, Foss Waterway Seaport, and start and end each day at the Washington State History Museum. Find out how architects design museums. Learn how exhibits are created and displayed. Make your own museum model to take home, inspired by a day at each museum. For students entering grades 4 –…

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Tacoma Museum District STEAM Summer Camp

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 12, 2019

Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) in the Tacoma Museum District! Campers will build, experiment and create at America’s Car Museum, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Museum of Glass, Foss Waterway Seaport, and start and end each day at the Washington State History Museum. Find out how architects design museums. Learn how exhibits are created and displayed. Make your own museum model to take home, inspired by a day at each museum. For students entering grades 4 –…

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If Cars Could Talk – 50th Anniversary of Porsche 917: 1969 – 2019

July 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

In 1969, the first Porsche 917 rolled out in Geneva and the rest is history. Join Jay Gillotti, author of Gulf 917, as he shares the history of one of the most successful and iconic racing cars of all time. Mr. Gillotti, a Pacific Northwest Racing Historian, will also have copies of his book available for purchase and signing following the presentation. This event is FREE for ACM Members and included with Museum admission. Bring a lunch, or enjoy a meal from Classics…

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Tacoma Museum District STEAM Summer Camp

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 12, 2019

Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) in the Tacoma Museum District! Campers will build, experiment and create at America’s Car Museum, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Museum of Glass, Foss Waterway Seaport, and start and end each day at the Washington State History Museum. Find out how architects design museums. Learn how exhibits are created and displayed. Make your own museum model to take home, inspired by a day at each museum. For students entering grades 4 –…

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Tacoma Museum District STEAM Summer Camp

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 12, 2019

Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) in the Tacoma Museum District! Campers will build, experiment and create at America’s Car Museum, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Museum of Glass, Foss Waterway Seaport, and start and end each day at the Washington State History Museum. Find out how architects design museums. Learn how exhibits are created and displayed. Make your own museum model to take home, inspired by a day at each museum. For students entering grades 4 –…

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Take A Spin

July 11 @ 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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Tacoma Museum District STEAM Summer Camp

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 12, 2019

Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) in the Tacoma Museum District! Campers will build, experiment and create at America’s Car Museum, the Tacoma Art Museum, the Museum of Glass, Foss Waterway Seaport, and start and end each day at the Washington State History Museum. Find out how architects design museums. Learn how exhibits are created and displayed. Make your own museum model to take home, inspired by a day at each museum. For students entering grades 4 –…

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National Collector Car Mini-Talks

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

National Collector Car Appreciation Day raises awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society. Today, we are celebrating America’s love affair with the automobile by offering docent talks at multiple times during the day on some of the vehicles in the ACM Collection that are listed on Hemmings’ “Top 100 American Collector Cars of All Time.” Free for ACM Members or included with Museum admission.

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