Lewis Army Museum

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Upcoming Events


The Lewis Army Museum Presents An Archival Collection Special Exhibit: Mount Rainier Ordnance Depot WWII Photo Album Exhibit

12 April 2019 – 28 April 2019, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

This archival collection offers an unprecedented look at the everyday life for the men and women of the Mount Rainier Ordnance Depot from 1943-1945. The depot served as a major logistics center for US forces in the Pacific Theater and was staffed by Army Gl’s,Women Ordnance Workers (WOWs), and Italian Service Unit POW’s. The collection is comprised of five boxes of photos and will be available for public viewing in the Lewis Army Museum Lobby.

D-Day 75th Commemorative Event

Saturday June 15, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Come commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the June 1944 D-Day landings in France!


Living History Weekend

Saturday and Sunday August 3-4, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

This weekend we will welcome living history interpreters from all different eras to the Lewis Army Museum.



Effective immediately, the museum is accessible to the public without a visitor 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 into the museum parking lot (there are now signs).
  4. Park in the parking lot and phone the museum front desk 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.

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