No reservations needed, though tickets are available online for purchase. 

Open 7 Days a Week 10am – 5pm

Member Only Hours
7 Days a Week: 9-10am

Mask Up Mornings
As of June 15, 2024 we are still requiring masks for ages 3+ on Wednesdays and Sundays from open until Noon. Our Mask Up Mornings are very appreciated by visitors who are immunocompromised, and we receive lots of positive feedback that these visitors value this to help them feel safe and comfortable throughout the museum.


Members: Free
Children: $15 (age 1-17)
Adults: $15 (age 18-65)
Seniors: $13 (over 65)
Under 1: Free

All above admission rates do not include a 5% revitalization fee.*

*As a nonprofit, this 5% revitalization fee helps us implement our mission of playful learning, exploration, and discovery for all. We work carefully to keep tickets affordable and our space accessible for everyone. Please review our discounts or ask a staff member about additional resources.


Association of Children’s Museums (ACM): 50% off for up to six (6) people
Military, First Responders, & Teachers: $2 off admission per person
Military Gold Star: free admission for the family
Museums for All: $3 per person with EBT, CHIP, Provider One, WIC, or Apple Health
Northwest Association of Youth Museums (NWAYM): 25% off up to four (4) people
Local King County Residents: $2 off on Wednesdays Only

Please note all specialty discounts outside of those listed above issued prior to our re-opening in 2022 are no-longer eligible for use. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more on planning your visit to Seattle Children’s Museum with these FAQs.

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Parking & Transportation

View directions to the museum, available parking, and optimized public transit routes.

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Our Code of Conduct

Before your visit, learn more our values and our Code of Conduct for all staff and visitors.

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