Washington State History Museum in Tacoma celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with free admission, performance

Featured image: Reflections in a window at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma (photo by Cheryl Landes)

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 15, with free admission to the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma. Explore the exhibits in the Great Hall, where you’ll learn about the events, people, and geology that have shaped the state’s history. And see a free performance of 11 Days in the Life of Dr. King, presented by the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts.

11 Days in the Life of Dr. King focuses on the activist’s relationship with communities and how he challenged our nation to honor the dignity and rights of everyone. The performance features 11 vignettes of words and poetry accompanied by dance, shadow play, and historic images. But it also gives the audience a mission: Reflect on how we can continue Dr. King’s mission every day and change the world.

The Washington State History Museum is located at 1911 Pacific Avenue and open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 11 Days in the Life of Dr. King starts at 2 p.m. Get directions and parking information.

For more information, visit the museum’s events page or call (888) 238-4373.

If you miss 11 Days in the Life of Dr. King at the Washington State History Museum, there’s another performance in Tacoma on Sunday, January 21, at 3 p.m. at Theater on the Square, 901 Broadway. Admission is free with registration at the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts’ website (register here).

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