HOURS & ADMISSION
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- General Admission (age 1-61), $10.95
- Seniors (62+), $8.95
- Military with valid ID, $8.95
- Babies (0-11 months) are free but a ticket is still required.
Please note that online orders are non-refundable.
Admission receipts may be credited toward the purchase of an annual membership if put towards membership purchase on the same day. If you would like to become a member now, click here!
Please Note: passes with our old address are not valid at our new location.
Hours of Operation:
- Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10am-5pm
- Sundays & Mondays: 11am-5pm
- Free Friday Nights: Every first Friday of the month is FREE, 5-9pm
- Late Night Thursdays: 5-8pm, May-November
- Saturdays: 9-10am
- Mondays: 10-11am
Additional Admission Information:
What is the targeted age range for the Museum?
Exhibits are ideally designed for children age birth to ten.
Are strollers allowed in the Museum?
We provide stroller parking in our Lobby and ask that you not take your stroller into the galleries, except under special circumstances, to ensure there is adequate circulation for all guests.
What about food in the Museum?
The Museum Cafe
is open daily 9am to 4pm, and offers a selection of sandwiches, soups, salads, grilled cheese and other family friendly choices along with seating for Cafe patrons. If you bring your own food from home, we do have a few tables reserved for this in the Cafe. You are also welcome to have a picnic in East Bay Public Plaza, but please keep food about 5 feet away from the water feature. (Please no outside food from other restaurants or vendors in the Cafe.) We also ask that food and drink are not consumed in the galleries.
What about other special restrictions?
For the comfort of our visitors and their families, we are a weapons-free zone. We ask that visitors not bring any sharp objects or concealed weapons into the Museum.
When is the best time to visit the Museum?
During our busy field trip season (March through mid-June) we typically see a high volume of school field trips Monday-Friday between the hours 10am-2pm. Like us on Facebook to see best times to visit! Families are welcome to call in advance of a visit to check on scheduled field trips if they prefer to identify a less busy time, (360) 956-0818 ext. 0.
When is the Museum closed?
The Museum is closed on the following holidays: Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas.
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