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Children's Museum of Tacoma

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A great way to entertain your toddlers and older youngsters. Lots of entertaining areas for... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Tacoma, WA
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 23 April 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
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

A great way to entertain your toddlers and older youngsters. Lots of entertaining areas for climbing, art, playing in the water, and just letting the kids enjoy themselves. Membership is well worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dany H
Reviewed 15 July 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Shalome R
Reviewed 10 June 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!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Heatherabear
Reviewed 13 May 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed 6 April 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AngieMQ
Reviewed 25 March 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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Y140SNmichelleh
Reviewed 9 January 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!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from charlottepA6595LU | Reviewed this property |
They do have space for perhaps 15-20.