Job Carr Cabin Museum

Job Carr Cabin Museum

Bringing Tacoma's birthplace to life through interactive learning for elementary students and our community.


2350 North 30th Street, Tacoma, WA 98403, USA

What is Job Carr Cabin Museum?

Job Carr Cabin Museum is an authentic replica of Tacoma's first permanent residence, first post office and first polling place. It was built in 2000 about a block away from the original site of Job's frontier home. Take a step back in time at Job Carr Cabin Museum to the mid 1800s. Visit us and see for yourself how the pioneers lived over 150 years ago. Learn why Job Carr and other early settlers came here, how they lived, what industries put Tacoma on the map from the start, and much more.