Children's Museum of Tacoma, Tacoma

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#8 of 11 in Museums in Tacoma
The Children's Museum of Tacoma is closed for "SHINE." We will be closed through September 16 for cleaning, painting, and installation of new activities. Come play when we reopen on Sunday, September 17.

The Children's Museum of Tacoma offers Pay As You Will admission. Please pay what you can during your visit to help us ensure that every child gets a chance to play! Your support of Pay As You Will admission means we will be able to serve more families everyday!

Pay As You Will admission is supported by KeyBank.
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  • This is an amazing hands on museum. A great place for children to play and learn about science, math, history and to just be kids. From using your imagination to become a policeman or a nurse at a hos...  more »
  • Lots of hands on activities for kids 2-7. Admission price is set by the amount you want to donate. Can get a bit crowded.  more »
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  • Wonderful place for people of all ages. I would say that the exhibits are best suited for ages 2-10. The staff is so helpful and knowledgeable. There is a fun tree house playground, water table area, painting and drawing area, building area, slides, fun vacuumed wall contraption and more. My niece loved it and we will be returning.
  • 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 spaceship. A big spaceship that could hold 50 kids or more. All sorts of controls. A pneumatic area. Put a rag in a pipe, and it will come flying out...somewhere. You have to drag your kids out of this one. I would volunteer here if I lived closer. Clean rest rooms. Place to stash strollers and backpacks.

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