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Upcoming Fort Nisqually Living History Museum Events

October 4 - October 5

Candlelight Tour 2019

Friday, October 4 – Saturday, October 5 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Campfires and candlelight provide illumination for this magical evening walking tour of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum.

Guests eavesdrop as more than a hundred historical interpreters bring to life the men, women, and children of the Hudson’s Bay Company. 


This year, guests will arrive during October of 1857. Many of the Fort’s residents will be celebrating the marriage of Letitia Work and fort clerk Edward Huggins. Visitor’s will encounter gentlemen and their wives, American settler families, experienced trappers, Scottish and French-Canadian laborers, young people at a dance, blacksmiths working at the forge, clerks in the sale shop, and cooks in the kitchen.

Advance ticket purchase required. For more information call (253) 404-3970.


Ages 3 and under: Free
Youth (4-17): $10.50
Adult (18+): $15.50

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 Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
5400  N. Pearl St. (inside Point Defiance Park)
Tacoma, WA 98407
(253) 404-3970