Any trip to Tacoma, WA should include a stop off at the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, which is designed to bring history to life for all those who take the time to visit the historic site filled with reenactors. No matter what age members of any family are they will all enjoy hearing what life was like in Fort Nisqually in the 1850s from the mouths of actors taking the roles of local people living in the area.
You may ask yourself why visiting this historic site is so important, but for those who enjoy history and want to know more about the area this is the perfect way of doing so, and makes it more accessible for young people to begin their journey into the history of the U.S. The Fort was home to the first Hudson Bay Trading Company outpost in the area and marked the full arrival of European settlers to this region of North America. Alongside the living history options offered at the museum there are also many temporary exhibits passing through Fort Nisqually, including those exploring in more detail the lives of the Native Americans and settlers entering the region. To maintain the theme of a living museum each exhibit includes options for children and adults to get involved in recreating some of the portions of the items on show.
Fort Nisqually should always play a part in any visit you make to this area of Tacoma, WA to get a glimpse into the way life was lived by our forefathers. Tacoma, WA offers a wide range of options for enjoying the best the region has to offer, such as Mount Rainier National Park.