History After Hours 2020

13th of every month, through Dec 3, 7 - 10 pm
$20 - $25
"Shipwrecks! Thursday February 13, 7:00-10:00 PM 
Ahoy! Do all things lost at sea pique your interest? Hear dramatic shipwreck stories and learn about searches, recoveries and discoveries in the Pacific Northwest. Explore the exhibition Unforgiving Waters: Shipwrecks of the Pacific Northwest. Hear tales presented by organizations from the maritime community.  Games, activities and beverages aplenty.

Cheers for Women Thursday May 7, 7:00-10:00 PM
Hoorah for women! We’re marking the centennial of women’s suffrage all year long and this night is an opportunity to raise a glass to women past and present. Play your way through the engaging exhibition Votes for Women: 100 Years and Counting. Lift your spirits while you learn about the incredible women who led Washington’s suffrage fight. Honor the sheroes in your life.

Deadly WashingtonThursday October 29, 7:00-10:00 PM
Cautionary tales of Washington’s dark side will give you goosebumps!  Explore trepidatious geologic activity, serial killers, climate change, marijuana use, extreme weather, and many other strange occurrences. Find out  how to be prepared and stay safe if you should encounter such events with rescue experts and other responders. Sip some spirits, craft beer and wine to calm your nerves!


Bootleggers’ Ball II Thursday December 3, 7:00-10:00 PM
If you were part of Bootleggers’ Ball 2019 you’ll know how much fun was had celebrating Repeal Day! Prohibition is a big topic in Washington’s history (and nationally), and we’re going to continue to explore the fascinating tales of rum-running, speakeasies and more with a wealth of new activities and presenters! Spirits, wine and craft brew await. Start working on your prohibition-era costumes now and keep your eye out for the 2020 speakeasy secret pass code!" (Promo Copy)

Ticket prices: 
Each ticket includes: 

admission
two drink tickets
a souvenir beverage glass
access to the museum's exhibitions
and all of the awesome programs, games, crafts and activities you can imagine! 
Members: $20 in advance or at the door, $75 for the season package with admission to all four events
Non members: $25 in advance, $30 at the door, $85 for a season package with admission to all four events

Washington State History Museum

1911 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98402
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