MUSEUM ALERT: Because of the Federal Government shutdown and resulting Department of the Army furloughs, this museum is CLOSED until further notice
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We are happy to be open to the public once again.
At this time only our two main floor galleries are open – the Pacific Northwest Gallery and the Lewis Gallery.
We look forward to opening the Hall of Valor later in 2018!
Days: Wednesday through Sunday
Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Federal Holidays
The Cannon Shop gift store is now open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
MUSEUM ALERT: New ID requirements for installation access are in effect:
REAL ID ACT. As of May 2016 JBLM began to fully enforce the provisions of the Real ID Act of 2005. Under provisions of this act, a standard driver’s license or ID card issued by any of the following states is not accepted for unescorted access to JBLM: Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri and Washington. See the JBLM visitor center website for details: JBLM Directorate of Emergency Services, Visitor Access
Located in the Historic Red Shield Inn building on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), the Lewis Army Museum is the only certified U.S. Army Museum on the West Coast.
Getting on Base to Visit the Museum: Visitors without military credentials will require a base pass in order to visit. Procedures for obtaining a base pass can be found at the following JBLM visitor’s information page: http://www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil/des
Museum brochure and directions to the museum: 2017 Museum Brochure