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Hours & Admission


Daily Hours

Monday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sundays: 11am-5pm

Outdoor Discovery Center 
  • Closed at 4:30pm, Fall/Winter months
  • Open late for FIRST FRIDAY NIGHT from 5-9pm
  • Trike Depot hours vary, depending on weather and staffing
The museum has special event and holiday hours a few times a year. Check the hours in the top right-hand corner of our home page for today's hours of operation. The Museum is CLOSED Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and one week in September.

Additional Members-Only Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9-10am    

Museum Admission

Museum Members: FREE, click here to join
General Admission (ages 2-64): $13.95
Seniors (65+): $11.95
Military / First Responder / Foster (with valid ID): $11.95
Gold Star Military: FREE
Babies (0-23 months) are free but a ticket is still required

Washington State EBT cardholders:
Admitted free of charge everyday when presenting EBT Card and ID.

FIRST FRIDAY NIGHT: First Friday of each month we are open late from 5-9pm, suggested donation of $5/family

WSECU Wednesdays: WSECU members receive 50% off admission on the first Wednesday of the month when presenting their WSECU card.


Become a museum member and enjoy unlimited admission, special discounts, exclusive members-only hours and more.

Group reservations required for 10 or more children. Discounted admission and reserved lunch space available. 

Admission receipts and Groupon vouchers may be credited toward the purchase of an annual membership if put towards membership purchase on the same day. If you would like to become a member now, click here!

*Please remember children under age 16 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.
Free & Reduced Admission

Thanks to the Museum's many generous sponsors:
The Hands On Children's Museum is committed to being accessible to all children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay. We are able to regularly sponsor visits and memberships.

First Friday Night
First Friday of each month we are open late from 5-9pm

Inspired Learning for All Initiative - Thanks to WSECU
Washington State EBT Cardholders admitted free of charge everyday when presenting EBT Card & ID

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What about other special restrictions?

For the comfort of our visitors and their families, we are a Weapons-Free Zone. We ask that visitors not bring any sharp objects or concealed weapons into the museum.

We are also a Tobacco & Vape-Free Zone. We ask that visitors do not smoke on museum property, including the Outdoor Discovery Center and entrance areas.