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Children's Museum of Tacoma

1501 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, WA



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W.O.W. Wee Ones Weekly


Drop-in and enjoy thematic and musical programs perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown-ups during the academic year September - May. Program participation includes 30 minutes of exclusive play in the Museum. No registration required. Monday for Members Only | 9:30 a.m. 11 a.m. Fridays for Everyone | 9:30 11 a.m. Please see website for more details and information about weekly themes and special closures.


• Fri 11/16/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Mon 11/19/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Fri 11/23/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Mon 11/26/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Fri 11/30/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Mon 12/3/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Fri 12/7/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Mon 12/10/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Fri 12/14/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Mon 12/17/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
• Fri 12/21/18 at 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Other Upcoming Events

Museum Fun Days - Children's Museum of Tacoma

Children's Arts/Crafts

The United Nations declared Universal Children's Day on November 20th, 1954 as a way to encourage countries around the world to "promote (children's) right to survive and thrive." At the Children's Museum of Tacoma, we honor children and champion play, every day. Paying special honor to children this week, museum guests will be invited to contribute to a collaborative self-reflection piece that will showcase your child's unique gifts and contributions to our community. Universal Children's Day: ( The Children's Museum celebrates Universal Children's Day November 20th-27th. Come and join us during our open hours on these days for art and fun.


• Tue 11/20/18 - Tue 11/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Exceptional Families Parent Workshops

Children, Community Event, Class/Workshop

Returning October, Second Thursdays (October 11, November 8, December 13). The Children's Museum of Tacoma, together with the Exceptional Families Network's support group and SPECIAL Families of Pierce County, hosts a monthly evening program for families with children who have special needs. Registration information: Advance registration through SPECIAL Families of Pierce County is required for admission of all children into the museum on workshop nights. Parents will need to complete an online intake form for each child they plan to bring. To request an intake form and register your child, please contact SPECIAL Families of Pierce County at


• Thu 12/13/18 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Museum Fun Days - New Year's Eve

Children's Arts/Crafts

Ring in the New Year by creating your very own music maker at the Children's Museum of Tacoma. Every hour, Museum staff will lead visitors in a dance parade to use your new music maker.


• Mon 12/31/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM