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

Nutty Secret Life of Squirrels
Sept 23 - 25
11:00am - 4:00pm

Nutty Secret Life of Squirrels

Learn all about these busy creatures then act like a squirrel and take apart pinecones to harvest the seeds.
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.
Sidewalk Chalk in the Outdoor Discovery Center 2
Daily
9:00am - 5:00pm

Sidewalk Chalk Drawing

Create a masterpiece using sidewalk chalk in the Outdoor Discovery Center.
September Printed Calendar
Daily in September
9:00am - 5:00pm

September Printed Calendar

Print a copy of our September 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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