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Children's Museum of Tacoma

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Great times for a group or single child

With several stations including a water area, woods area, 2 climbing structures, art room and a... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
Great for Rainy Days

We were visiting from out of town and the rain came down. With 5 children from 1-8, we 3 adults met... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
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Children of all ages will love the interactive activities and structured play that make learning fun through such exhibits as "Under the Big Top: A Circus Adventure," "Grubby Gardeners" and the "Farmer's Market."
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1501 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3302
+1 253-627-6031
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are now members of the children’s museum in Tacoma. Great benefits for joining! We got suite tickets for the rainiers game as well.

Thank Dany H
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We visited today for the 1st Time wasn’t to busy for a weekend. This place has cool things to let kids be kids. I would recommend this place to children 5 and under it will keep them busy for y’all hours.

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Fun for children under the age of 5. Lot to do some science, art, and play area. Not much parking. But the staf is helpful and the price is right.

Thank Shalome R
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a small but wonderful children’s museum with an art studio, water tables, a slide, treehouse, and a really cool ship! This is a perfect spot for toddlers and through kindergarten aged. It was free as well!

Thank Heatherabear
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Totally awesome. They have no admission fee, but you can always give (or charge) a donation. Separate areas - for example, a workshop with real tools and fasteners, plenty of material to be creative with. A water area, when the kids can build dams. A...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed April 22, 2018

With several stations including a water area, woods area, 2 climbing structures, art room and a workshop, this little museum packs a ton of fun into a relatively small space! They are donations only, so pay as you will. We liked to pay on the...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

We were visiting from out of town and the rain came down. With 5 children from 1-8, we 3 adults met at the Children's Museum. Parking was not good, and we had to walk 2 blocks in the rain. But the kids didn't care. The...More

1  Thank AngieMQ
Reviewed March 24, 2018

A must see if you have young kids. Great for toddlers to school age. We took 10 years olds and they loved it but definitely targeting younger children. An interactive playroom to entertain and stimulate young minds. A great initiative that charges what parents can...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed January 9, 2018

My kids (2 and 4) had a blast at this museum. Go and support this gem in the community. They work on a pay what you can system so no one gets denied. So many activities for the kids!

1  Thank HomersWife
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Delightful hands-on innovative play stations, including an extensive series of water tables. Very clever use of space, and wonderful ways to stimulate kids' imaginations. Our 2 year old granddaughter loves it!

Thank OmaMerle
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Response from Charlotte P | Reviewed this property |
They do have space for perhaps 15-20.