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Summary

Tacoma and Pierce County offer a plethora of kid-friendly and family-friendly activities that cater to a wide range of interests, from zoos and aquariums to museums and historical sites. These attractions provide educational and interactive experiences suitable for the whole family, making Tacoma a great destination for those looking to entertain and educate their children while exploring the rich culture and history of the area.

Point Defiance Zoo + Aquarium

A must-visit for animal lovers and families, offering a diverse range of exhibits.

Tips

Check for feeding times to enhance your visit.

Washington State History Museum

Dive into the rich history of Washington State through interactive exhibits.

Tips

Look out for special exhibitions and events.

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Children's Museum of Tacoma

A playful, interactive space for children to learn and explore.

Tips

Pay as you will admission makes it accessible for all families.

Foss Waterway Seaport

Maritime museum with hands-on exhibits and waterfront views.

Tips

Enjoy the outdoor esplanade on sunny days.

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Tacoma Art Museum

Features both regional and national American art collections.

Tips

Free admission every third Thursday of the month.

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LeMay - America's Car Museum

A paradise for car enthusiasts with a vast collection of vehicles.

Tips

Don't miss the racing simulators for an interactive experience.

Museum of Glass

Contemporary glass art with live glassblowing demonstrations.

Tips

Check the schedule for live glassblowing events.

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W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory

A historic greenhouse filled with exotic plants and floral displays.

Tips

Visit during seasonal flower shows for a spectacular view.

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