2022 Events and Activities
Arts and crafts for all ages
Upcoming Craft Saturday EventsJune 25 - Explore the Outdoors
July 23 - Paper Kites
August 27 - Thaumatrope Toys
October 1 - Tacoma Fiber Fling
November 19 - Fall Leaves
December 10 - Tree Ornament
Take-home craft kits include all the materials and instructions needed for a fun at-home activity. Instructional videos are available on the Museum's YouTube channel.
Craft kits available from the Museum's front porch while supplies last. Please use social distancing etiquette when you pick up your craft kit.
Additional 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.
Previous Craft Saturday Video InstructionsApril 23 - Buzzsaw Button Spinner
March 26 - Caterpillar Craft
February 26 - Backyard Bird Feeder
January 22 - Tiger / Cat Origami
December 2021 - Winter Ornament
November 2021 - Shadow Puppets
October 2021 - Mini Log Cabins
September 2021 - Braided Friendship Bracelet
August 2021 - Corn Husk Action Figures
July 2021 - Soap Carving
June 2021 - Butterfly Suncatcher
May 2021 - Cabin Kids Art Challenge
April 2021 - Postcards
March 2021 - Brain Teasers
February 2021 - Ox Bracelet
Januar 2021 - Winter Snowflakes
December 2020 - Holiday Ornament
November 2020 - Games and Puzzles
October 2020 - Design A Quilt
September 2020 - Back to School with Chalk Boards
Friday, July 8, 11am-12noon
Friday, July 15, 11am-12noon
Friday, August 12, 10am-11am
Friday, August 26, 10am-11am
Children ages 3-9 and their families are invited to participate in our Museum Storytime events. Each date features a unique theme with fun picture book read-alongs and crafts.
Join us in Old Town Park for these outdoor events led by our Museum team.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday, May 14 10am - 2pm
Thank you to our 2022 event sponsors!
Wednesday through Saturday
10AM - 2PM
or by appointment
2350 N. 30th Street
Tacoma, WA 98403
Old Town Park
P.O. Box 7609
Tacoma, WA 98417
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