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

Dino Days
Aug. 3 - 7
11:00am - 4:00pm

Dino Days

Join us in the dino room as we discover what paleo-scientists do. Classify some dinosaurs and look at real paleo plants, unearth dinosaurs from the sand and figure out how they go together with our Big Building Dinos.
Boy Painting Dinosaur
Aug. 5 - 7
11:00am - 4:00pm

Paleo Painting

Travel back in time and imagine the world with dinosaurs. Paint a picture of your favorite dino like a real paleoartist!
Sensory-Friendly Hour
Repeats every Sunday
9:00am - 11:00am

Sensory-Friendly Hour and Art Time

The Museum opens early on Sundays for Sensory Friendly Hour and Art Time for families of children with autism, sensory sensitivities & special needs.
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!