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KidsQuest Children's Museum

1116 108th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
(P) 425-637-8100  

Enjoy hours of delight and discovery at this hands-on, interactive museum for children and families designed to engage kids from birth to age twelve. Art, science, technology and daily life experiences are integrated in world-class exhibits and programs with strong ties to the Pacific Northwest. KidsQuest has received numerous local awards including Best Kid-Friendly Museum and Best Nonprofit.

Accessibility
  • Wheelchair:
Hours
  • Friday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Monday: Closed
  • Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Inventor Hour

January 21 – March 25, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Sunday
Join us as we think outside the box and use creative problem solving to invent activities together. From rockets to bubbles to engineering tasks, we will do it all!…more details

Storytime

January 23 – March 31, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
From: 11:00 AM to 11:30 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
Circle up with the KidsQuest staff as we learn through songs, books, and rhymes! We’ll read, sing, and wiggle as we explore a new adventure each week! Great for families with children of all ages.…more details

Tool Time Tuesday

January 23 – March 27, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Tuesday
Can you hammer a nail or saw a plank of wood? At Tool Time Tuesday we’ll learn about tool safety and practice building with real tools! Geared towards ages 5 and up.…more details

Play with Clay

January 24 – March 28, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring every 2 weeks on Wednesday
Explore ceramic tools and techniques as we experiment with clay in this open ended Art Studio time. Sculpt, experiment, squish, and create again and again! All ages welcome.…more details

QuestClub: NatureQuest

January 24 – 31, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Admission:
Single class price: $10/member, $15/nonmember
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Join our after school science lab as we expand our scientific knowledge through hands-on experiments and technical challenges. Investigate the lives of plants and animals through hands-on science exploration! Ages: 5-9, drop-off…more details

Naturalist Hour

January 25 – March 29, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Thursday
Experience the natural world! Children and adults explore at their own pace as they get to discover the intricate world of insects, learn about the pelts that keep our northwest creatures warm and dry, and study seeds, plants, and the process of germination.…more details

Clay & Cocktails

January 26, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission:
$25/member, $30/nonmember
Get your Michelangelo on in this hands-on clay workshop designed just for adults. Create a unique dish while sipping on a classic Henry Clay cocktail. Sculpt, paint, and sip your way through this educator led experience. Your dish will be kiln fired and ready for pick up appro…more details

Science Hour

January 26 – March 30, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Friday
Explore various science topics through hands-on investigation with the KidsQuest Educators!…more details

Weekend Playshop

January 27 – March 31, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Saturday
Get your hands and brain busy building and creating during this drop-in activity time! For ages 5 and up.…more details

Play with Paint

January 31 – March 21, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Recurrence:
Recurring every 2 weeks on Wednesday
Bring your budding Picasso to explore all things paint-y! Splatter, roll, and stamp together in open-ended paint exploration. All ages welcome.…more details

Fired Up Fridays

February 02 – June 1, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Admission:
$5 for a set amount of clay. $7 to glaze and fire your piece.
Recurrence:
Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
Create with Clay! Come to our open studio time and get your hands moving as you mold a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Our low fire clay is intended for artists of all ages and allows for your imagination to come to life in your clay creation. No registration required. Occurs on the…more details

QuestClub:Inventor Challenge

February 07 – March 28, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Admission:
Single class price: $10/member, $15/nonmember
Recurrence:
Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Join our after school science lab as we expand our scientific knowledge through hands-on experiments and technical challenges. Explore all sorts of inventions using motors, circuits, hydraulics, and more! Ages: 5-9, drop-off…more details

Hunt for History

February 9, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Take a look back in time to before Bellevue was made of skyscrapers and children’s museums. Each month with a scavenger hunt in hand, we will explore something new. Learn the process of canning, discover how an antique auger works, explore how to milk a cow, and more, as we…more details

Sustainability Saturday: Recycled Dog Toys

February 10, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Does your family have old t-shirts and clothing that can’t be worn again? Bring them to the Recycle Rebuild room and help us make braided dog and cat toys to donate to animals in need. We will also discuss other sustainable projects you can do with materials at home that wo…more details

Parents' Night Out: Launching Love

February 14, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Admission:
$30/member, $35/nonmember
Drop off the kids for a fun evening of pizza, science, and Museum playtime while you enjoy a night out! Launching Love Love is in the air, and so are the arrows we will be crafting! Children will get to create their own bow and arrows to launch around the museum as they look to…more details

Fired Up Fridays

February 16 – June 15, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Admission:
$5 for a set amount of clay. $7 to glaze and fire your piece.
Create with Clay! Come to our open studio time and get your hands moving as you mold a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Our low fire clay is intended for artists of all ages and allows for your imagination to come to life in your clay creation. No registration required. Occurs on the…more details

STEAM Workshop: LEGO Animation

February 23, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Admission:
$10/member, $15/nonmember
Have you ever wanted to create your own LEGO movie? Join the KidsQuest educators as we explore stop motion animation using cameras, LEGOs and other building materials. Work together to create your own unique story to save and share! Drop-off program for ages 6 and up. Pr…more details

Hunt for History

March 9, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Admission:
Free with membership or paid admission.
Take a look back in time to before Bellevue was made of skyscrapers and children’s museums. Each month with a scavenger hunt in hand, we will explore something new. Learn the process of canning, discover how an antique auger works, explore how to milk a cow, and more, as we…more details

Pysanky & Prosecco

March 9, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission:
$25/member, $30/nonmember
It’s time for the adults to have some fun and get creative! Join KidsQuest to learn about pysanky, the traditional Ukrainian form of dying eggs, and create a colorful keepsake while you sip on prosecco with friends. Costs: $25/member, $30/nonmember. Pre-registra…more details

Parents' Night Out: It’s a Small World

March 14, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Admission:
$30/member, $35/nonmember
Drop off the kids for a fun evening of pizza, science, and Museum playtime while you enjoy a night out! It’s a Small World Take a tiny peek as we uncover the small things happening throughout our world. Children will have the opportunity to create key chains tha…more details

Recess on the Rocks:Hoops and Hops

March 23, 2018
Presented by:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Admission:
$25
Remember how much you looked forward to recess? It's back! Combine the best part of being a kid with the coolest parts of being an adult. No curfew and no kids means you, your significant other, friends, and colleagues have exclusive after-hours access to KidsQuest, where the b…more details

EGG-tastic Event

March 25, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Admission:
Advance Tickets: $8/member, $13/nonmember
Join KidsQuest for its annual EGG-tastic Event! This egg-citing event is jam packed with endless egg-ventures. Travel through the museum as you collect eggs to fill your carton. Play egg-citing games, create egg-cellent art, and send eggs through a maze you engineered! No passes…more details

Pysanky Egg Workshop

March 30, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Admission:
$20/member, $25/nonmember
Pysanky is an ancient and beautiful form of folk art from Ukraine. Eggs are decorated with images and designs using beeswax and dyes resulting in an artful keepsake typically given to friends or family. Learn the art of Pysanky and create your own beautiful keepsake at this works…more details

Dinner & Dancing: Evergreen City Ballet

March 31, 2018
Venue:
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Time:
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Admission:
Advance Tickets: $10/member, $13/nonmember
Join Evergreen City Ballet for a night of Dinner and Dancing! Enjoy a performance from their ballet, “Sleeping Beauty,” and participate in a dance workshop with the performers. Pre-registration encouraged (required for food). Advance Tickets: $10/member, $13/nonmemb…more details