Washington State History Museum

Washington State History Museum

Events that Make History

7 Reviews
1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 | map
Maximum capacity: 350
Wedding services: Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
About Us

Bold architecture, stunning views and a convenient downtown location make the Washington State History museum the perfect place to have your wedding.  Located in historic downtown Tacoma, the museum offers grand indoor and outdoor spaces for both your ceremony and reception, private access to our current exhibitions, and beautiful views of the city skyline, Thea Foss waterway, and Mount Rainier.  You are welcome to select a caterer from our preferred list or bring in a caterer of your choosing and your rental of the museum includes use of tables, chairs, and audio/visual equipment, pre-event planning assistance, an on-site event coordinator the day of your wedding.  

Whether you choose to have a formal wedding or a more casual affair, the museum has beautiful, bold and unique spaces that can accommodate your ceremony, a formal dinner or cocktail hour, dancing, and more. Located at the Museum's main entrance, the Grand Lobby is the building's most open and accessible room. In the daylight, its bright airiness highlights the huge arches and beautiful balconies above, while nighttime lights from the Plaza and nearby Union Station add elegance and drama to any occasion, particularly wedding ceremonies and cocktail hours.  

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  • Quality of Service: 5.0
  • Responsiveness: 5.0
  • Professionalism: 5.0
  • Value: 5.0
  • Flexibility: 5.0

We really enjoyed our experience with the staff of the history museum. They were very helpful in creating the perfect space for our wedding. They were also very flexible with us because we had some unique requests. Overall we had a beautiful and unforgettable wedding a the Washington State history Museum. I would recommend looking into it because it was a great value for the money.

  • Wedding: 10/06/2007
Services Used: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Washington State History Museum is a wedding venue from Seattle-Tacoma. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Tacoma, Puget Sound, and Western Washington. Washington State History Museum is a professional wedding venue that has been part of the Seattle-Tacoma wedding industry for 22 years. We specialize in history-making events, weddings, meetings, and more
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