2020 Events and Activities
Job Carr Cabin Museum is reopen to the public beginning Friday June 18! Stop by for an opportunity to see our new exhibit -- Carrtifacts: Rediscovered Documents from the Family of Job Carr.
Our summer hours are Fridays 11am-4pm and Saturdays 11am-3pm.
To help support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, and to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers, entry is limited to one household at a time. Masks are required.
We can't wait to welcome you back to the cabin!
Job Carr Cabin Museum is offering socially-distanced
January 9 - Winter Snowflakes
February 20, Ox Bracelet
March 13 - Brain Teasers
April 10 - Postcards
May 15 - Cabin Kids Art Challenge
June 12 - Butterfly Suncatcher
July 17 - Soap Carving
August 21 - Corn Husk Action Figures
These take-and-go kits include all the materials and instructions needed for a fun at-home activity.
Instructional videos will also be posted on the Museum's YouTube channel.
Craft kits will be available from the Museum's front porch while supplies last.
Please use social distancing etiquette when you pick up your craft kit.
Details available on our Facebook page.
Drop by the Cabin for fun arts and crafts activities.
Activities are designed for children ages 3-9 and their families. All ages welcome.
Congratulations to Evan and Harmony for their winning drawings!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Cabin Kids Art Challenge in May.
Visitors to the Museum in June 2021 voted for their favorite entries.
Does Your Child Love Art?
Be sure to pick up a Museum Coloring Contest entry in Summer 2021!
Take a self-guided tour of Old Town Tacoma
Explore local history with a family-friendly scavenger hunt.
Take a walk through the Old Town Tacoma neighborhood. Find out about the people and places that were important to the history of this area with an Old Town Tacoma Scavenger Hunt.
This printable walking route begins and ends at Job Carr Cabin Museum in Old Town Park -- 2350 N 30th St, Tacoma.
Watch a virtual tour of the Mysteries in Old Town Tacoma
A partnership of Job Carr Cabin Museum and Pretty Gritty Tours.
Learn about the mysterious, fascinating, and sometimes terrifying past of Tacoma's Old Town neighborhood in this virtual tour.
This video tour was originally broadcast via Facebook Live on Saturday, July 11, 2020.
Watch a virtual tour of the Historic Homes and Architects of Old Town Tacoma
A partnership of Job Carr Cabin Museum and Historic Tacoma.
This tour highlights the architectural styles, architects and residents of significant single-family and multi-family homes in the Old Town Tacoma neighborhood.
The video showcases 7 homes on the Tacoma Register of Historic Places, and 6 homes that do not have landmark status.
Schedule a guided group tour of Old Town Tacoma.
**Please note that guided walking tours are currently paused.**
We invite your civic organization, senior club, or tourism group to explore Tacoma history with our friendly guides. We’ll visit Old Town Tacoma’s historic sites and share tales about the people who lived here as the city was just starting. Explore the neighborhood on foot or aboard your group tour bus.
We offer several variations including Tacoma firsts, Tacoma women, Old Town's historic homes, or Migration and immigration.
To schedule a visit for your group of 8+, contact us by email or at 253-627-5405.
Find out more about our school tours for students.
Explore the history of the Old Town Tacoma neighborhood with our summer guided walking tours.
Our 2019 history walk series featured four unique themes and routes.
Please note: These shows are virtual only until further notice!
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Tacoma, WA 98417
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