Let’s Learn Together

Let’s Learn Together

Play is the way children learn best, and we know how to play

Group Visits

Group Visits are available Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

The Children’s Museum of Tacoma is a safe, stimulating environment showcasing the natural connection between play and life-long learning in our one-of-a-kind playscapes. Schedule your group visit to enhance classroom learning, spark creative spirit, and promote community building. Seeking more from your Museum experience? Arrange an enrichment group visit featuring an additional 30 minutes and facilitated workshop for you and your students to enjoy.

Inclusive Group Visits

If you are looking for a quieter experience for a group with children with special needs, book a Tuesday visit by calling Crystal Smith at CSmith@playtacoma.org.

Basic Group Visit Package

Basic Visits are scheduled in 1 (one) hour and 30 minute blocks
Reservations must be made 2 (two) weeks in advance.

$30 for 15 people or fewer
$60 for 16–30 people
$90 for 31–45 people
$120 for 46–60 people

Wednesday–Friday: $30 for up to 30 people for 30 minutes
Wednesday–Friday: $60 for 31–60 people for 60 minutes

Family Memberships do not apply to group visits

Enrichment Group Visit

Basic Group Visit benefits
2.5 hours which includes a 30 minute facilitated workshop in the Museum’s studio space and 30 minute lunchroom included

$10 per child

Enrichment Curriculum Options:
Line Art, Rocket Launch, Permanent Pen Color Science


• Pre-registration guarantees Museum exploration for your entire group at your scheduled time.
• We cannot guarantee admission for your group without preregistration.
• Groups that visit without a reservation will be charged the basic group visit rate.
• Group Visits are not intended for birthday parties.
• Payment due two weeks prior to date of visit.

To Book A Visit

To make your reservation today contact Crystal Smith at 253.627.6031 ext 221 or csmith@playtacoma.org

Resource Guides

Resource Guides provide in-depth information about the Museum’s playscapes, connecting the Museum experience to life-long learning. Each guide includes: a playscape overview, list of experiences and skills practiced in the playscape, a related classroom activity, discussion questions, a list of associated Washington State Standards, and additional resources for both children and adults.