Hours & Admission
The Museum will be open extended hours for Presidents Day Weekend: FRI, SAT, & MON 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. & SUN 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Normal Daily Hours
Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sundays: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
First Friday Night (monthly): 5-9 p.m. (first 2 guests FREE, each additional $2)
Special Morning of Play - 2nd Sunday (monthly) 9-11 a.m.
Members-only hours: Monday-Saturday: 9-10 a.m.
Outdoor Discovery Center
- Closes at 4:45 p.m. during spring/summer months & 4 p.m. during the winter months
- Open late for FIRST FRIDAY NIGHTS (5-9 p.m.)
- Trike Depot hours vary, depending on weather and staffing
Seniors (65+): $12.95
Military / First Responder / Foster (with valid ID): $12.95
Adult visitors and families welcome! Tour the Museum's beautiful collection of artwork and create art of your own in our Arts & Parts Studio.
April 27, free guided tours all day!
Adult visitors and families are welcome to tour the Museum's beautiful collection of artwork. Regular admission rates apply for museum play.
Become a museum member and enjoy free daily admission, special discounts, exclusive members-only hours and more.
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.
Museums for All
(Washington State EBT cardholders)
Two guests admitted free of charge every day when presenting an EBT Card and ID. $2 admission for each additional guest.
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.