121 Prospect St, Bellingham Washington 98225
360-676-6981 Fax 360-738-7409
The Whatcom Children's Museum opened to the public in 1989 and was first called the Children's Museum Northwest. Since its opening, over a quarter million children and adults have visited the museum.
A full scale renovation took place in 1995, and now the museum occupies over 4000 sq. ft. in downtown Bellingham.
Exhibits include the Pat Formway Learning Cener, a toddler area, and the Enrichment Center for more independent exploration.
The Children's Museum is open year round and offers a safe and secure environment. A small admission fee is charged.
Other Education nearby:
(Surrey) Academy of Music and Dance
(Flagstaff) Airplay Paragliding School
(Anacortes) Anacortes Middle School
(Surrey) Asia Pacific School of Hotel Management
(Bellingham) Aviation Northwest
(Bellingham) Bellingham Beauty School
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02/11 Coming to The Bellingham area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.
Chief Seattle Days Suquamish WA August16-19 The Coastal Jam, a Pow Wow with competition dancing and drumming, a parade, Fun Runs, craft and food vendor booths, and the Chief Seatle Days Youth Royalty Pageant.