Metro Parks Tacoma

  • Register
  • Fort Camps

    Have summer fun at Fort Summer Camps. There's still time to sign up!
  • Brigade Encampment

    a recreation of the historic visit of fur traders to the Fort in 1855
  • Friday at the Fort

    Join us on July 25 for the 5th annual event. Get tickets online through the 23rd!
  • Crafts of the Past: July 26 & 27

    Banjo Making with John Salicco
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Fort Nisqually Living History Museum

Explore, discover and connect with history. Experience life in Washington Territory during the fur trade era. 


Fort Nisqually, the first European settlement on Puget Sound, was a bustling center of trade that expanded into a large-scale agricultural enterprise.

Upcoming Events

  • 09
    Aug
    Brigade Encampment
    The annual Brigade Encampment recreates the bustle and excitement of the hi…
  • 13
    Sep
    Tradin' Past and Present
    Bartering was an everyday occurrence at this Hudson’s Bay Company tra…
  • 03
    Oct
    Candlelight Tour
    Campfires and candlelight provide illumination for this magical evening wal…
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