2020 Events and Activities
To help support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, and to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers, Job Carr Cabin Museum will temporarily close to the public as of Friday, March 13. We have suspended our public programming, and are pausing field trip reservations. Please check our website and social media accounts for future updates.
We greatly appreciate the support of our community, partners, and sponsors during what we hope will be a short closure.
Thank you for your understanding.
JCCM Staff and Board
Drop by the Cabin for fun arts and crafts activities.
Activities are designed for children ages 3-9 and their families. All ages welcome.
May 16, Old Town Scavenger Hunt
1. Download and print an artsy scavenger hunt you can do at home and in your neighborhood
2. Take a walk and explore the neighborhood where the city of Tacoma began to develop. Find out about the people and places that were important to the history of this area with an Old Town Tacoma scavenger hunt.
June 13, Pioneer Kitchen
Get a taste of life in the 1800s with an at-home pioneer kitchen activity.
Events will be held in accordance with local public health guidelines.
Details available on our Facebook events page.
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 walking route begins and ends at Job Carr Cabin Museum in Old Town Park -- 2350 N 30th St, Tacoma.
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.
Summer Storytime at the Cabin
**Please note that summer storytime events are cancelled for 2020. **
Join our amazing guest storytellers for fun stories, games and crafts designed for children ages 3+ and their families. Each week features a unique pioneer or nature theme.
My Museum Story at Tacoma Public Libraries
Tacoma Public Libraries has cancelled in-person summer programming for 2020
in accordance with public health guidelines.
We hope to see you back at the library for summer reading in 2021.
Thank you for joining us to celebrate the season on Saturday, December 14, 2019
10am - 1pm
* Santa Photos * Cookies and Cocoa
* Local Choirs * Children's Crafts
Refreshments available while supplies last
Please bring a donation of non-perishable foods to fill our collection box for Food Connection.
Recommended items include: baby food and infant formula, as well as canned proteins, soups, fruits and vegetables.