Fort Nisqually Living History Museum

5400 North Pearl Street #11, Tacoma, WA 98407 - United States





Fort Nisqually is a living history museum where volunteers and staff, in period clothing, demonstrate the crafts of the 19th century and engage visitors in historic dialogue.

Discover what life was like in the 1850s at Fort Nisqually, the region’s premier living history museum. This Hudson’s Bay Company trading post was the first globally connected settlement on Puget Sound.


Commerce on the Cowlitz
June 8, 2019 - Oct 21, 2019
Commerce on the Cowlitz: trade, transportation and territorial transition
Journey along a native trail as it changes through trade and development


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