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Explore 150 exciting exhibits, 10 beautiful galleries, and a half-acre of outdoor play space. Buy your tickets online and save!

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A Museum for All

We believe that all children deserve the opportunity to learn and play regardless of their ability to pay.

Upcoming Events

Sewn Gnome in Your Home
Dec 2 - 4
11:00am - 4:00pm

Sewn Gnome in Your Home

Stuff and sew your very own Gnome to decorate your home! Make a mini gnome ornament for free or purchase and create a big house gnome.
PlayWise: Inspired Chefs: Cranberry Build
Dec 1
9:15am - 10:15am

PlayWise: Inspired Chefs: Cranberry Build

Create sculptures and structures with cranberries and toothpicks. Two sessions are available, starting at 9:15 am and 10:45 am
Olympia Dance Theater: Ballet Northwest Nutcracker
Dec 3
11:00am - 1:00pm

Meet The Nutcracker Ballerinas

Meet the Nutcracker Ballerinas from Olympia Dance Theater: Ballet Northwest.
December Printed Calendar 2022
Daily in December
9:00am - 5:00pm

December Printed Calendar

Print a copy of our December calendar!
Best of Western Washington 1200 x 1020

Voted Best Family-Friendly Destination

Thank you for all the 5-star reviews and award nominations. We were thrilled to win the Best of Western Washington, 2021!
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