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First Fridays are FREE from 5-9 p.m.

The Next Free Friday Night :

Oct. 7, 2016 - ARTober

Bring the family to Hands On during Olympia Arts Walk. Express yourself! Use glue guns in the Arts & Parts Studio and make tiny drawings using microscopes!

Supported by:


Garden Activity Sponsor:



Upcoming Free Friday Nights:           

Nov. 4
Dec. 2


More About This Fun Event

Click here to read the wonderful article by ThurstonTalk!

If you enjoy your visit, consider becoming a Member!


What about parking?

Parking is available in the museum's lot north of the building and is free after 5 p.m. The metered spots on the surrounding streets are also free after 5 p.m. You can avoid parking hassles by taking Intercity Transit. The museum is only two blocks away from the downtown transit center.

Are strollers allowed in the museum?

Yes, however you will be required to leave it in the lobby stroller parking during your visit.
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Free Friday Night is one of our most popular programs. We serve up to 1,500 children and their families in a single Free Friday Night.

Want to learn more about Hands On's Free & Reduced Admission Programs? Click here.


Are you or your business interested in sponsoring this program? Call our Development team at (360) 956-0818 ext. 0 or email development(at)hocm.org