KidsQuest Children's Museum
A hands-on, interactive children's museum, KidsQuest encourages a love of learning through play with an emphasis on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). Since 2005 KidsQuest has encouraged whole-family learning, with exhibits and programs geared toward children birth to age ten. In 2017, the growing museum expanded to its new location in downtown Bellevue, conveniently adjacent to the Bellevue Library and downtown parks.
KidsQuest exhibits include the On the Go Gallery, with a brand new Big Rig semi-truck cab; a newly reimagined Water Gallery, with a toddler specific Tot Splash zone; the Story Tree with a stage and reading nooks; the Bellevue Mercantile, with opportunities for dramatic play including an ice cream parlor and cow wash that reflect historic Bellevue; the Cityscape Gallery, with an oversize train table; the Tot Orchard for children birth to age 3; and a 2.5 story Climber. Field trips, birthday parties, summer camps, early learning classes, workshops, special events and free programs are available year-round.
KidsQuest Children's Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and gives back to the community through membership & camp scholarships, participation in the Museums for All program, and donations to local schools and nonprofit organizations.
KidsQuest has received numerous local awards, including Best Place for Kids Activities, Best Kid-Friendly Museum, Best Indoor Play Space and Best Nonprofit.