The Hands on Children’s Museum offers both indoor and outdoor learning areas, chock-full of Northwest-inspired exhibits. “Shop” for a healthy meal at the Good for You Center, learn about local wildlife in the Fabulous Forest, or enjoy the nature trail and outdoor learning center.
Discover the mysterious creatures that live below the docks at Zittel's Marina with the Puget Sound Estuarium! Their trained biologists provide underwater lights that attract spectacular estuary creatures for you to safely scoop up and observe, while their volunteers help you discover, identify, and learn more about what you’ve found. From octopuses to anemones, from sea stars to sea slugs, you never know what you’ll encounter! Pier Peer events are one of their most popular events, so register early to ensure your spot.