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Open Today
10am - 5pm
At the Museum - Aug 29th
Come see our NEW exhibits! Splash in the waterfall, dig in the gravel pit, make a design on the giant light bright or take a seat in the Airlift Northwest helicopter.

Hours & Info


Directions & Parking Menu

Now along Olympia's Waterfront


Hands On Children's Museum
414 Jefferson St. NE
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 956-0818
Fax: (360) 754-8626


From I-5: Take Exit 105 toward Port of Olympia. Merge onto Plum St. SE and continue onto E Bay Dr. NE. Turn left onto State Ave. NE. Take the 2nd right onto Jefferson St. NE. Follow signs to parking. 


The Museum parking lot  is $1.00 per hour. Please pay at the pay station at the south end of the lot closest to the Museum. The parking lot may be full on weekends, but metered street parking (free on weekends) is available on surrounding streets, including: Olympia, Chestnut, Thurston, State, and Jefferson south of Olympia. Museum members can purchase annual parking passes.