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At the Museum - Dec 10th

Happy December! It's always a great day at the Museum! Join us for lots of fun winter activities and gift making.

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Free Friday Night Menu

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

This Free Friday Night :

December 2, 2016 - Winter Wonderland

Play with fake snow, find out how animals stay warm in the winter, and build recycled art igloos with glue guns.

Sponsored by: 
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Activity Partner: 
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Upcoming Free Friday Nights:           

Jan. 6 - Around the World
Meet Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches and have fun making international music and art. 


Free Friday Nights are supported by:

Sensory Friendly Room graciously supported by the Agostinho Rodrigues Trust

Young Makers Initiative cooperatively supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Thrive Washington, US Bank, and the Mary P. Dolciani Halloran Foundation

Free & Reduced Programs generously supported by the Robert E. and Adele Boydston Foundation.
More About This Fun Event

Click here to read the wonderful article by ThurstonTalk!

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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