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Preschool, Camps & Field Trips

At Hands On, our programs provide a unique combination of interactive learning experiences, expressive materials and dramatic play that is unparalleled in our community. Students will create, explore and discover in the rich museum learning environment.

For more information about any of the above educational offerings, call our Reservations Coordinator at (360) 956-0818 x103.

Educator Night Out 

Be on the look out for this twice yearly event open to teachers, pre-service teachers, and PTA leaders! Enjoy a glass of wine or beer while you explore 150 art and science exhibits in our museum galleries and Outdoor Discovery Center and get hands on with our award-winning field trip workshop programs. 


Great half-day and full-day camps for Ages 3-K and Grades 1-4 that occur during Olympia School District breaks. Click here to see camp descriptions and register.