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Address: 210 West Holly, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: 360-647-5614
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One of the coolest!

This was definitely one of the neatest "museums" that I have been to!! Lots of hands-on things to try and lots of look at. Some of the most unique items/displays!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lysette D
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was definitely one of the neatest "museums" that I have been to!! Lots of hands-on things to try and lots of look at. Some of the most unique items/displays!

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Thank Lysette D
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently, I have avoided the place because of a middle aged guy that works there. I'm sure he means well, but his approach to people walking thru the door make the place unwelcoming. Atleast if you have a small child. There is another review about him handling a guest that he believed didn't pay, sounds like the same guy. I... More 

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Thank Mark S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gem of a place if you have kids. It is a museum but the can touch and play with most things in there while learning at the same time. The place is very cheap to enter also, only $2 to enter into the museum. It was the best money spent on the trip and the kids played... More 

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Thank robertlsantos
Field, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Awesome indoor activity! Very cool interactive exhibits to play with and make you think! Fun for young children and parents and probably everything in between...

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Thank AnomReviewsTraveller
Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

This is a place to spend a half hour to an hour. Well worth the $2 entrance fee. Beautiful hand made wood curiosities and gizmos that are hands-on explorations of some science, music or mechanical concept. There are binders with more detailed info on the concepts introduced by the displays, if someone's curiosity would make them want to read more... More 

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Thank DragonWhiskers
Seattle
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a must see when you go to Bellingham. My kids (8 and 10) spent 2 hours exploring and trying their exhibits. The place is a little small but you will be amazed you by the different things on display. Fee is only $2 each. Plenty of street parking- free on weekends!

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Thank L0vet0travelbb
Bellingham, Washington
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Hands on learning center for elementary/Jr. High kids, mostly with manipulation activities! Have seen many stay for hours!

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Thank Willie A
Seattle, WA
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

A HIDDEN GEM, we were entranced for 2 hours!! Mark was very helpful with all our questions about the art inside. And only $2 a person!

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Thank RainyDay1235
Prince George, BC, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

After trying in vain to bring my daughter to the antique store, we decided to bring her to Mindport and let her creative juices run wild. She is a hands-on sort of toddler, so we figured Mindport would be the best. It is! There are a multitude of things for kids of all ages (including me) to see, touch, and... More 

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Thank PG_Coach
Everett, WA
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207 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here while out on a sight seeing drive. For a small $2 fee we got to visit this interactive playground. There are many interesting and creative projects, all hand crafted by the staff. It was entertaining and informative and well worth the visit! Families and children would love this place, and even though we are an older couple...we... More 

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