Providing kids and families a fun and safe environment to learn, engage and play together
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Now you can make a contribution to our efforts to bring more learning and fun to Cowlitz County and beyond. You can make your payment with a credit or debit card, or you can use funds from your PayPal account. If you use a PayPal account, you can make a recurring monthly donation. You can make a donation for any amount that you wish — but at least $1.00. The Children’s Discovery Museum (EIN: 81-2875557) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so all donations are tax deductible.
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Thank you for your awesome generosity on Give More 24!
Children’s Discovery Museum received over $8,000 in donations through the 2017 Give More 24! campaign. What more can we say, except, again, THANK YOU!
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at Three Rivers Mall
351 Three Rivers Drive
Kelso, WA 98626
Children's Discovery Museum at Three Rivers Mall
Cost of Admission
FREE during regular hours of operation
Hours of Operation
Wednesdays: 11-4 p.m.
Sundays: 1-4 p.m.
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Children’s Discovery Museum
c/o Futcher Group
700 Lincoln Street Suite 200
Kelso, WA 98626
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The Children’s Discovery Museum is a hands on, interactive museum in Cowlitz County Washington. It started as a “pop-up” experience and with community and volunteer effort opened for regular hours in January for children and families to have a safe fun environment to engage in imaginative play, the arts, science and culture and learn about the world around them.
Favorite interactive learning exhibits include Farm to Market, Safe on the Water, Light Shadows, Dance Corner, Giant Lincoln Logs, Nature Niche, Wind Tunnel, Harmonographs, Laser Challenge, Lego Tables, Puppet Theatre, Book Nook, and probably the biggest laughter and squealing generator is our Ping Pong Ball Shower!
Our exhibits are based on the philosophy of play with real stuff where children of all ages are encouraged to find their own answers through hands-on exploration that are concrete and relevant . . . and fun!
Our most common comment from those who have attended the museum is “This is exactly what we need – we didn’t have anything else like this!” The Children’s Discovery Museum in Cowlitz Washington is the perfect gift to the community and its children!
The Children’s Discovery Museum is a gathering place for families to spend time learning and playing together. It’s the kind of place that has the power to bring out the best in us and shows that we are a community that values children, families, creativity and the importance of lifelong learning.
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Calendar of Events
Children's Discovery Museum and the Willapa Hills Audubon society request your presence at a Big Book Bash: a Nature Niche Book Giveaway on Wednesday, July 12th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm in front of the Children’s Discovery Museum, Three Rivers Mall, Kelso....
Come one, come all to a day of Circus themed fun at the Children's Discovery Musuem! In addition to our usual offerings, the museum will be hosting special presentations in magic, unicycling and juggling to name a few. We welcome kids, or their parents, to come and...
Have the time of your life volunteering at the Children's Discovery Museum!
Be a volunteer; join the community planning group; help plan an event or design an exhibit.
Click here to download the volunteer application form.