Top things to do in Tacoma

Museum in Tacoma

Museum of Glass

The Museum of Glass, with its slanted tower called the Hot Shop Amphitheater, is Tacoma's tribute to native son Dale Chihuly. It has art exhibits and glassblowing demonstrations. Chihuly's characteristically elabora…
Park in Tacoma

Point Defiance

Take Ruston Way out to Point Defiance, a 700-acre park complex with free-roaming bison and mountain goats, a logging museum, a zoo, an aquari­um and miles of trails.
Museum in Tacoma

Tacoma Art Museum

For small-scale work, don't miss artist Chihuly's permanent collection at the Tacoma Art Museum.
Notable Building in Tacoma

Federal Courthouse

A building designed by native Tacoma artist Dave Chihuly.