Explore, Create, and Play Today!

Explore 150 exciting exhibits, 10 beautiful galleries, and a half-acre of outdoor play space. Online reservations required.

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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

Squaxin Island Tribal Elder and Master Weaver Patti Puhn headshot
Aug. 10 & 13
10:00am - 2:00pm

Weaving with Squaxin Island Tribal Elder and Master Weaver Patti Puhn

Work with Patti Puhn, Squaxin Island Tribal Elder and master weaver, as we explore the wonders of weaving!
Book Reading with Author Tyler Jacobs
Aug 14
11:00am - 1:00pm

Book Reading with Author Tyler Jacobs

Tyler Jacobs is coming back to his hometown of Olympia for a special book reading, where one special kid will walk away with a free signed copy of their favorite Tyler and the Jacobs book!
Girl Painting in ODC
Aug. 12 - 17
11:00am - 4:00pm

Paint-A-Thon

Grab a brush and join in the Paint-A-Thon fun!
August Printed Calendar
Daily in August
9:00am - 5:00pm

August Printed Calendar

Print a copy of our August 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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