LEWIS ARMY MUSEUM IS CLOSED UNTIL JULY 29 (tentative reopening) TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19.
To protect our staff, volunteers, partners and visitors and minimize the community spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus, the Lewis Army Museum is closed to the public.
The Lewis Army Museum will (tentatively) be reopening to the public on 29 July. We will reopen in accordance with both JBLM and State of Washington Phase II health and safety guidelines. Please check our FB and webpage (www.LewisArmyMuseum.com) for updates.
Due to Health and Safety considerations from the COVID-19 pandemic the Lewis Army Museum has postponed it’s summer public events including our annual Living History Weekend (1-2 August). The Living History Weekend, along with our other public summer events, will be rescheduled for new dates as soon as large public gatherings are authorized by Joint Base Lewis-McChord and the State of Washington. Please check our FB page and website (www.LewisArmyMuseum.com) for updates.
We will keep you posted as new information becomes available.
Please follow CDC guidelines on keeping yourselves and your families safe.
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While you are here please check out our Virtual Exhibits and Artifact of the Week pages!
The Lewis Army Museum is on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. See below for ways to visit the museum:
The Lewis Army Museum has updated its public access policy. In the past, visiting the museum has required going to the Visitor’s Center on Exit 120 to obtain a visitor’s pass.
Effective immediately, the museum is accessible to the public without a visitor’s pass. To gain access, please follow the instructions as follows:
1. Take Exit 119 off of I-5.
2. Turn right onto Dupont-Steilacoom Rd.
3. Turn right at the gate (first right beyond small commercial area and hotel) and follow the gravel road up to the parking lot.
4. Park in the parking lot and call the museum by cell phone at 253-967-7206.
5. You will be escorted through the gate to the museum on foot.
When your visit has concluded, you will be escorted back to the parking lot.
We are excited to be more accessible to the public in order to share the Fort Lewis story with everyone. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to message us on Facebook, or call the information desk at 253-967-7206.