Hours and Admissions
The Museum is Temporarily Closed
We care about the health and well-being of our families and our community. We support Stay Home Stay Healthy and all social distancing recommendations so that we can make an impact. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram and check back regularly for updates.
Open Every Day!
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Member Early Access*
Mon-Sat, 9-10 a.m.
First Friday Nights (monthly)
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sun, 9-11 a.m.
|NEW Sensory Friendly Art Time: 10-11 a.m.|
*No Member Early Access hours on event days, holidays, or local school breaks.
**Sensory Friendly Sundays excludes special event days and some holidays.
MUSEUM DAILY ADMISSION
Cost of admission can be applied to a membership purchased same day!
FREE Join today!
Babies (0-17 mo.)
General (18 mo - 64 yrs)
Military & First Responder (w/valid ID)
Sensory Friendly Sundays
$7.50 / Members FREE
FREE / $2 (EBT Cardholders)
First Friday Nights
FREE / $2
- Locker rental $2/day
- Annual parking pass $65
Independence Day: July 4
Summer Splash Gala: August 28 (EARLY closure - 2 p.m.)
- Outdoor Discovery Center is closed August 27 & 28
Fall Maintenance Week: September 7-11
Christmas Eve: December 24 (EARLY closure - 3 p.m.)
• The Outdoor Discovery Center closes at 4 p.m. during the winter months, and 4:30 p.m. during the spring and summer months. It stays open late on First Friday Nights, depending on the weather. The Trike Depot hours are dependent on weather and staffing.
• Occasionally the museum closes early for special events and holidays. Please check the home page (top-right of page) to see the current day's hours.
• Children must be accompanied, and supervised by a caregiver 16 years or older.
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 Weapon-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.