Things to Do with Kids in Olympia, WA

TripBuzz found 33 things to do with kids in or near Olympia, Washington. From Seattle Aquarium to the Kerry Park, Olympia offers a variety of fun, kid-friendly things to do in the area—including 11 family activities perfect for kids with ratings over 90%.

There are 28 different types of family-friendly things to do with kids in or near Olympia, WA. The most popular types of activities for kids and families include: Parks, Random Fun, Children's Museums and Hiking.

The attractions in the list below have an average rating of 82%, based on 3,177 total reviews from users of TripBuzz and other popular sites across the web.

There are 6 things to do with kids in Olympia, and 4 things to do with kids in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Lacey, Gig Harbor and Tacoma and Lacey, Gig Harbor and Tacoma.

Olympia, WA

Highlights
  • Outdoors - 12 Family Activities
  • Museums & Galleries - 10 Family Activities
  • Amusement - 6 Family Activities
  • Active & Adventure - 5 Family Activities

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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
1
9.1 Miles

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

100 Brown Farm Rd, Olympia, WA 98516
Hiking Areas, Bird Watching, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge visitor activities include wild life photography, limited hunting, limited boat access only fishing, self-guided and ranger lead tours, and wildlife viewing. Kids can also explore the Nature Explore Area or join the Junior Refuge Manager Program. The program is free.

Rating

88%
84 Votes
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Percival Landing
2
0.6 Miles

Percival Landing

217 Thurston Ave NW, Olympia, WA 98501
Parks
Percival Landing is a 3.38-acre waterfront park that sits on the east side of Budd Bay. It's a gathering place for festivals and public celebrations. It's a block from the farmer's market and has a .9 mile boardwalk to view the bay and Olympic Mountains.

Rating

94%
53 Votes
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Hands On Children's Museum
3
0.7 Miles

Hands On Children's Museum

414 Jefferson St NE, Olympia, WA 98501
Museums, Children's Museums
This children's museum provides hands-on exhibits. There's a café to purchase food or eat items from home. Exhibits include an Art and Parts Studio, a Build It Gallery, Tides to Tree Climber, and a half acre outdoor area with, Driftwood Fort Construction, Campfire Pit, Children's Gardens and an Art Fence.

Rating

94%
64 Votes
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Priest Point Park
4
2.0 Miles

Priest Point Park

Olympia, WA
Hiking Areas, National & State Parks
The park's natural terrain has steep ravines, streams and cliffs giving some areas of trail inclines that exceed 10%; steps and boardwalks are provided. The playground, first picnic shelter and restrooms are easily accessible. There are also basketball courts.

Rating

84%
38 Votes
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Farmers Market
5
0.9 Miles

Farmers Market

700 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA 98501
Flea Markets
This farmer's market has music, crafts, fresh seafood, locally grown and organic fruit, berries, vegetables, meat, and dairy products. There are also packaged items like homemade salsa, herbs, and homemade jams. Fresh flowers are available in many varieties.

Rating

90%
29 Votes
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Skateland
6
2.1 Miles

Skateland

2725 12th Ave NE, Olympia, WA 98506
Random Fun
For a day of roller skating, just like when you were young, Skateland is your choice for family friendly entertainment. Lace up your skates or blades and circle the rink, or sit down with a refreshment and watch your kids roll on by.

Rating

50%
10 Votes
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Charlie's Safari
7
4.2 Miles

Charlie's Safari

5400 Martin Wy East #J, Lacey, WA 98516
Random Fun
This indoor play facility offers laser tag, arcade games, toddler play areas, a restaurant, a quiet room for parents, an inflatable bounce and jump slide, and party rooms for private parties. Specials and coupons are available.

Rating

66%
29 Votes
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Marvin Road Golf & Batting Range
8
6.2 Miles

Marvin Road Golf & Batting Range

2831 Marvin Road NE, Lacey, WA 98516
Random Fun
This fun center has miniature golf, a driving range, a rock climbing tower, batting cages, a putting green, and a pro-shop. Party rentals and gift certificates are also available.

Rating

50%
8 Votes
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Cheney Stadium
9
23.6 Miles

Cheney Stadium

2502 South Tyler Street, Tacoma, WA 98405
Stadiums & Fields
Home to minor league baseball's Tacoma Raniers, Cheney Stadium originally opened in 1960. Since undergoing a major renovation after the 2010 season, the park now features luxury suites, expanded concessions, and unmatched sightlines.

Rating

86%
14 Votes
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Galaxy Theatre Uptown
10
23.7 Miles

Galaxy Theatre Uptown

4649 Point Fosdick Drive NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Movie Theaters
This is a theater and a lounge in one. Theaters have D-Box motion chairs that move in sync with the movie action. Other extras are digital projection, sound auditoriums, and real butter on the popcorn. The VIP lounge is 21 and over and serves beer and wine

Rating

100%
32 Votes
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