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Seattle Children's Museum

305 Harrison St, Armory/Center House, Seattle, WA 98109-4623
+1 206-441-1768
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Worth the trip to Seattle for this alone

This museum is a stunning display of color and shape and form all out of glass. From room to room... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
JUDITH L
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RIVER FALLS
Amazing

We took our 4 and 6 year old grandchildren on the recommendation of a friend since there is nothing... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Kurtsoma
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White Rock, Canada
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The Seattle Children's Museum is a play space for kids ages 10 months to 10 years old. Alongside their families, kids can explore the 22,000 sq foot of exhibit space which is larger than 4 NBA basketball courts. Throughout the Museum are 13 exhibits that invite kids to imagine, play and follow their curiosity. Each day, the Museum educators also offer numerous programs that are free with the cost of admission. Art programs, scavenger hunts, story times and more. Check the Museum website for more information about special themed days and activities.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
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“water area” (7 reviews)
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305 Harrison St, Armory/Center House, Seattle, WA 98109-4623
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This museum is a stunning display of color and shape and form all out of glass. From room to room the pieces become ever more awesome and beautiful; all of glass that is at the same time exquisite, fragile, bold and strong in its expression....More

Thank JUDITH L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We took our 4 and 6 year old grandchildren on the recommendation of a friend since there is nothing like this here in Vancouver Canada. It was amazing and the kids loved it! They're begging to go back. We spent over 5 hours exploring every...More

Thank Kurtsoma
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Before we embarked on an Alaskan cruise, our multi-generational family spent a couple of days in Seattle. Of course, all of us adults wanted to go see the Space Needle and the Chihuly Glass Museum, both of which are incredible in their own right. But...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

My son really enjoyed the Seattle Children's museum. There is a lot of different stuff to interact with and multiple free classes a day. The location is great too.

Thank HollywoodDuo
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful children's museum. We went there with 4 and 6 year old but I don't think we would have enjoyed it if they were a year older. They stayed mostly at the small Lego station and really enjoyed the theater area.

Thank discerntraveller
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went there with our 3 kids ages 3,6,9 they had a blast investigating all the different things. Things to do for all the ages

Thank MrDebel
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A proponent of Children's Museums and living within walking distance to the Seattle Children's museum, I was excited to take my grandchildren for the first time. We were completely disappointed. Pros: Its in the Seattle Center and what's not to love about the Seattle Center...More

Thank LAEricson
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Pretty good place and reasonably priced, but pay attention to your child's age. The pottery room and maker space were highlights for older kids, but there was limited interest for our 8 year old. His tastes may be mature for his age, but this will...More

Thank Lorin Y
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We spend our money here, and no fun was find... my daughter spend more time and had more fun drawing with another girl in one activity offered than the rest of "attractions"... everything is too boring....

2  Thank Flavio R
Reviewed 3 June 2017

As a visitor, I was very disappointed in this location. The good: lots of running space, huge areas, things to do in many locations, some of the areas are interesting and unique, the staff is friendly, bathrooms are clean. If your kids are in the...More

1  Thank Christine S
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