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Visit the Slater Museum

Summer 2022 Update: The Slater Museum is open to tours by appointment only! If you wish to visit the museum, please email us at to schedule a tour. Please note that the museum is not open on weekends.

Click Here for  Virtual Tours of our museum collection!

Check out our Events Page for other ways to visit the museum.


Museum Hours: During the school year, the museum is open Mon-Thurs from 11-3PM for drop-in tours. Please let us know if you plan to stop by so that we can ensure a student docent or museum employee will be available to give you a tour!

Slater Museum of Natural History
Thompson Hall, Room 295 (located on 2nd floor of the building)
1500 N. Warner St. #1088
Tacoma, WA 98416

Driving Directions
The Slater Museum is located in the east wing of Thompson Hall (room 295). The nearest intersection for a driving reference is North Union Ave and North 14th St, Tacoma, WA.  For directions from your location to N Union & N 14th, click google and enter your location.  Park in the parking lot for Thompson or nearby on the street.   From the Union Avenue entrance to Harned, go through Harned, cross the courtyard, up the steps to Thompson 295.