2019 Events and Activities
Please note the Museum is closed on the following dates:
Living History Event
Thursday, February 20
Old St Peter's Church
2910 N Starr St, Tacoma
Join us for a special presentation at Tacoma's Old St Peter's Church.
The church was built in 1873 and is a registered historic landmark. It holds the distinction as the oldest existing building constructed in Tacoma.
Tickets are available for $5 per person with proceeds benefiting Job Carr Cabin Museum. Space is limited.
Bringing history and stories to life
Drop by the Cabin for fun arts and crafts activities designed for children ages 3-9 and their families.
Schedule a guided group tour of Old Town Tacoma.
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. We can 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
(June - September)
Stories, games and crafts for kids ages 3-9 and their families
Friday, December 6 at 11am
Who can resist the smell of gingerbread? Join us on 12/6 for gingerbread stories and activities designed for children ages 3+ and their families.
Summer Storytime at the Cabin
June 28 - August 30, 2019
Thank you for joining our amazing guest storytellers for fun stories, games and crafts
designed for kids ages 3-9 and their families.
Thank you for joining us to celebrate the season on Saturday, December 14, 2019
10am - 1pm
We look forward to hosting this community event again in December 2020!
* 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.