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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Youth (Ages 4 - 12) 1 hour before event starts $10.00 $1.54
Adult (Ages 13+) 1 hour before event starts $15.00 $1.82

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Experience 1855 with only the stars, campfires, and candles lighting your way.

This special evening event at Fort Nisqually takes place Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7.

More than a hundred interpreters bring to life the laborers, servants, gentlemen and ladies of the Hudson's Bay Company. Eavesdrop as they discuss territorial events and the labors of the day. Be entertained by songs, dances, and games. During the tours, these people from the past won't be aware of their 21st century visitors.

Advance ticket purchase is required for this popular event!

* This is an evening event in a historic facility, for questions about accessibility requirements, call (253)591-5339.
* TOUR GROUPS -- Please call the Fort at (253) 591-5339 for assistance.
* Event takes place rain or shine. Dress for the weather, but NO UMBRELLAS. Also, NO flashlights, NO photography, NO strollers.
* Please arrive at Point Defiance Zoo parking lot 15 minutes before your scheduled time. The time on the ticket is the time your bus leaves to go up to the Fort.
* WILL CALL tickets will be at the Zoo parking lot.
* The actual walking tour takes about an hour.

Have questions about Candlelight Tour? Contact Fort Nisqually Living History Museum

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Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
5400 N Pearl St
Tacoma, WA 98407

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