Admiral Theatre The Admiral Theatre was renovated a few years ago and known for its outstanding acoustics and architecture. It has a rich local history and can hold up to 500 people on its main floor.
Bremerton Naval Museum This museum looks back at the long naval history of Bremerton and gives an up-close look at life on the sea. A great way to learn about the important moments in Navy history.
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts (Rialto, Pantages, Theater on the Square) This performing arts center features a world class performance season that includes comedies, musicals, dances, and family programs performed in one of three historic theatres.
Located on the University of Washington campus this museum teaches you about the plants, and animals, both past and present, that are found in the Northwest. This museum also has a wonderful collection of Native American art and artifacts. Children's Museum of Tacoma
Fun activities for little ones take place in spacious exhibits. The Learning Lounge has touchable, movable pieces; Becka's Clubhouse has hands-on art; and New Digs goes from simple gardening to cooking. Older kids have fun on the climbing wall and at the cultural displays. Families get in free on the first Friday of the month.
Experience Music Project
An interactive music experience with the mission to inform and inspire visitors of all ages about the roots and future of music in America. There are a variety of multimedia exhibits as well as a collection of more than 80,000 artifacts, including stage costumes and instruments from popular music icons such as Bob Dylan and Kurt Cobain.
Karpeles Manuscript Library
Housed in the former American Legion hall and across from Wright Park, the museum showcases rare and unpublished letters and documents by those who have shaped history. Themes of recent exhibits have included the War of 1812 and Einstein's theory of relativity. Kitsap County Historical Society Museum
The small Kitsap County Historical Society Museum has pioneer artifacts, nautical items, and a collection of old photographs. The staff plans such special children's events as costume dress-up sessions and treasure hunts for the first Friday of the month, when the museum is open late in conjunction with the town's monthly Art Walk. Kitsap Forest Theater
Kitsap Forest Theater, constructed in 1928, is believed to be one of the oldest outdoor theaters in the United States. The theater hosts the annual play by the Mountaineer Players, including a spring show that opens Memorial Day weekend and a summer show each August.
Museum of Flight
Learn about the many accomplishments of the aerospace industry and what it took for man to conquer the skies. The museum showcases exhibits which cover commercial, military, and civilian aviation as well as space flight. Visitors can also see a large number of historic planes including the first Air Force One, a Blackbird spy plane, a reconstruction of the Wright glider, and a B-29 Superfortress. Museum of Glass
The Museum of Glass
is a fine arts museum dedicated to presenting glass in the context of contemporary art. Families can watch visiting artists create glass pieces in the hot shop amphitheater, view edgy exhibitions of 20th- and 21st-century glass in the galleries, participate in hands-on art projects, watch original documentary films about glass art and the artists who create it, shop for gifts in the museum store, and stroll across the remarkable Chihuly Bridge of Glass
. Family programming and events are regularly offered.
Pacific Science Center
Located at Seattle Center, this hands-on museum features IMAX movies and laser shows, as well as constantly changing exhibits including displays on dinosaurs, whales, robots and much much more.
Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame
Located in the same building as EMP this museum explores the many facets of science fiction. Visitors will learn about the genre's history, creations, and ideas through many fun filled exhibits and interactive experiences.
Seattle Art Museum
Seattle Art Museum is internationally recognized for its excellent collection of Asian, African and Native American art and for its fine collection of modern art produced by Pacific Northwest artists. The permanent collection includes 21,000 pieces and while it doesn't have huge collections of European art, it does have plentiful local art and wonderful visiting exhibits. The museum is centrally located downtown near the waterfront and Pike Place Market.
Tacoma Arts Museum
In May 2003, the Tacoma Art Museum
opened a new facility twice the size of its previous home. The new building, located in Tacoma's Museum District, features flexible exhibition space in a series of galleries that wrap around an open-air interior stone garden. The galleries showcase Tacoma Art Museum's permanent collection; American, European and Asian art; a collection of glass art by Tacoma artist, Dale Chihuly; and traveling national and international exhibitions. The museum is within walking distance of the Museum of Glass
, Washington State History Museum
, and the Chihuly Bridge of Glass. Public programs include events, workshops, and free community festivals for families and children.. Lunch and snacks are available in the museum's Untitled Cafe. The museum's store features home decor, books, stationery, toys, gifts, and games. Washington State History Museum
The stories of Washington's past at the place that tells them best - the Washington State History Museum. Explore and be entertained while you learn about the state's unique people and place.