Lewis Army Museum

Inspire. Educate. Preserve.



We are happy to be open to the public once again.

Days: Wednesday through Sunday

Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Closed Federal Holidays

Admission: free

MUSEUM ALERT: The Lewis Army Museum will be open regular hours for Veteran’s Day.

MUSEUM ALERT: The Cannon Shop gift store is now open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

See information below the images for information about accessing the museum on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.







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

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