Dreams & Dispossession

Posted: Jan 27, 2023 | Join us for the opening of THS's newest exhibit, Dreams & Dispossession: The Railway Comes to Tacoma, with special keynote speaker Thelda Burke.

Reconciliation Panel Discussion

Posted: Feb 25, 2023 | Tacoma Historical Society is pleased to host a panel discussion on the tragic events and lasting effects of the 1885 Chinese expulsion.

March Speaker Program

Posted: Mar 10, 2023 | Speaker: Zara Hudelot, Northwest Railway Museum Educator

Women & the Railroad

Posted: Mar 18, 2023 | Celebrate the rich history of Women & the Railroad with THS and UPS Collins Memorial Library.

Restoring the Past

Posted: Apr 14, 2023 | The Restoration of the Tacoma Union Station & The Northern Pacific Headquarters.

Ticket to Ride

Posted: Apr 20, 2023 | Ticket to Ride is a strategy game about building your railroad across America in the 20th century.

Dinner with Teddy Roosevelt

Posted: Apr 29, 2023 | Enjoy an immersive historical experience while dining with President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903.

May Speaker Program

Posted: May 12, 2023 | Stories of a family brought to Tacoma by the railroad.

Tacoma Streetcars

Posted: Jun 09, 2023 | Presented by Mike Bergman, President of the National Railway Historical Society, Tacoma Chapter

Suffrage Special Afternoon Tea

Posted: Jun 25, 2023 | Join Tacoma Historical Society for an outdoor tea party in celebration of the arrival of the Suffrage Special delegation to Tacoma in 1909.

Prairie Line Walking Tour

Posted: Jul 14, 2023 | Presented by Michael Sullivan

Ring of Fire

Posted: Jul 21, 2023 | It's Movie Night at the Museum! Join us for a special showing of the "Ring of Fire" starring David Janssen, Joyce Taylor, and Frank Gorshin.

Port of Tacoma Book Signing

Posted: Aug 11, 2023 | August 11, 2023 - 6:30pm

The Grey Fox

Posted: Aug 18, 2023 | Join us for a special showing of The Grey Fox starring Richard Farnsworth.

Port of Tacoma Bus Tour

Posted: Sep 08, 2023 | Exclusive behind the scenes look at one of the top-ten container ports in North America.

Taegeukgi: Flag of Destiny

Posted: Sep 08, 2023 | Presented by visiting historian Sung Kyu Kim, who will share the history and legacy of the Northern Pacific Monad and its connection to the Korean Flag.

Annual Member Meeting

Posted: Oct 09, 2023

City of Destiny Festival

Posted: Oct 21, 2023 | Join THS at the Foss Waterway Seaport Museum for a free public festival commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Northern Pacific Railway arriving in Tacoma.

Annual Tacoma Veterans Day Celebration

Posted: Nov 11, 2023 | Each year on Veterans Day, Tacoma Historical Society sponsors a service at War Memorial Park

Welcoming the Stranger

Posted: Nov 16, 2023 | Join Tacoma Historical Society for our November Monthly Program presented by local historian & author, Deborah K. Freedman. Deborah will be sharing the history and legacy of Tac...

The Polar Express

Posted: Dec 06, 2023 | It's Movie Night, holiday style! Join us at the Blue Mouse Theatre for a special showing of The Polar Express

South Tacoma Train Shops

Posted: Dec 08, 2023 | Join Tacoma Historical Society for our December Monthly Program presented by Port of Tacoma Commissioner, John McCarthy. John will be sharing the history of the Northern Pacific...

The Trains are Here

Posted: Dec 16, 2023