Hands On Children's Museum Olympia, Washington

The most unique Olympia wedding venue!

Hands On is perfect for brides and grooms seeking a fun, whimsical venue.
The museum is truly family friendly! Have your ceremony in the open air and for your reception, dance to a live band and play in the museum. Perfect for youngsters and the young at heart!
Looking for a unique location? No problem. Spacious galleries filled with over 150 fun, hands-on exhibits will excite your youngest to oldest guests.
Exceptional, personalized planning with a dedicated event coordinator.
Waterfront views of the East Bay and close proximity to Olympia’s downtown hotels, shopping, and other attractions.
Beautiful, eco-friendly, and LEED- and Green Globes-certified building with state-of-the-art sustainable features.
Some photos credit to Rebecca Jane Photography

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Contact Info

414 Jefferson St NE • Olympia, WA • 98501

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 150 / 400

Outdoor only can accommodate up to 300 and indoors 150

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 1

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Waterfront, Museum

On-Site Cuisine Options: Use Your Own Caterer


Budget Tier: $

Minimim price for 100 guests: $ 3,000

Please contact us for a full pricing guide. Base fee for up to 150 guests starts at $550.00!

Venue Features

  • A/V Equipped
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bridal Room
  • Full Kitchen Access
  • Garden
  • Gazebo
  • Internet Access
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Open Sunday
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Parking Lot
  • Wheelchair
  • WiFi Access