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Walking Tours

Walking Tours

History Walking Tours

The City of Tacoma's Office of Historic Preservation invites you to learn more about Tacoma's history on one of the many walking tours that are hosted in our community! Click on the titles of the walks for more information.


This page is a collaborative source for historic walking tours in Tacoma. Tours are hosted by the City of Tacoma and many other community partners. Please contact landmarks@cityoftacoma.org to submit events for this page.


Self-Guided Tours

Prairie Line Trail

North Slope Historic District

MLK/Historic K Street

Historic South Tacoma Way

Wedge Historic District

Tacoma Sweets

Historic Schools

Tacoma's Historic Sacred Spaces 

Old City Hall Historic District

Union Station Historic District


Guided Tours

TBA Salishan: July 13, 2019

South Tacoma Walking Tour 
June  1, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:30PM
Edison City Alehouse, 5602 S Lawrence Street 
DOTG: Architecture Walk 
June  5, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30PM
1201 Pacific Ave. Plaza 
JCCM: Old Town History Walk-Ruston Way Waterfront 
June  15, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30PM
2200 N. Ruston Way 
DOTG: Museum Walk 
June  19, 2019
5:15 PM - 6:30PM
Children’s Museum of Tacoma (Pacific Ave. & S. 15) 
DOTG: Japantown Walk 
July  10, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00PM
Top of UWT Stairs (Jefferson & S. 19) 
JCCM: Old Town History Walk-Immigrant Stories 
July  27, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30AM
Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N 30th St. 
DOTG: Scavenger Hunt 
August  7, 2019
4:30 PM - 7:00PM
Tollefson Plaza 
JCCM: Old Town History Walk-Historic Homes & Architects 
August  24, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30AM
Job Carr Cabin Museum, 2350 N 30th St.