Directions & Parking


Hands On Children’s Museum
414 Jefferson St. NE
Olympia, WA  98501

Phone: (360) 956-0818
Fax: (360) 754-8626


Parking Map

Parking Map

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The Museum parking lot is $1.50 per hour and there are three easy ways to pay. 

  1. Park & Pay using the PayByPhone app or pay online:
  2. Pay at the HOCM Meter (at the south end of the lot closest to the Museum)
  3. Pay inside at Check-in

The parking lot may be full on weekends, but metered street parking (free on weekends) is available on surrounding streets.

Museum members can purchase annual parking passes.

Please leave your stroller in your car. We ask that guests do not bring strollers into the galleries to ensure there is room for circulation for all guests. Inquire at the front desk if you have special circumstances.

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