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WET Science Center

500 Adams St NE, Olympia, WA 98501-6911
+1 360-664-2333
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Educational at best, confusing at worst

This place is a bit confusing. The activities are gear to the 5-8 set, but the information both in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The Woodlands, Texas
Fun, free hands-on science

My son and I stopped by on a whim. It was free to enter. There were quite a few activities for... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Tacoma, Washington
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500 Adams St NE, Olympia, WA 98501-6911
+1 360-664-2333
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a bit confusing. The activities are gear to the 5-8 set, but the information both in content and delivery are more for 9-13. Who wants to explain To their 7 year old what a condom is so they don't flush it? It...More

Thank LelahK
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My son and I stopped by on a whim. It was free to enter. There were quite a few activities for kids. Several interactive videos, and a other fun activities. I wouldn't plan more than an hour to visit here. It is small, but a...More

Thank KarenWA74
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Have taken kids ages 6-11 there and they all have had a great time --interesting information for adults and fun thought-provoking information for kids to learn more about the water we use everyday.

Thank 12HM34
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We took our grandchildren and they all had fun checking out the different displays and activities. We learned a lot as well. Nicely done and free!

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Free! The WET Science Center begins with a beautiful small pond, near the entrance, that uses recycled water! This water feature has stepping stones and paths that meander around plants and the "pond" which are in front of the center. Once inside the door there...More

1  Thank KimberlyKunz
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The LOTT (Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater and Thurston County) communities waste water treatment center has created a great science center about all things water. Every aspect from conservation to jobs in the field is covered in a fun hands on way. It was technical enough that...More

Thank blessings7plus
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Located right next door to the Childrens museum is the wet center. Great water features and grounds. Inside interactive science and studies of water and the sound. It is really a very cool place to go.

1  Thank cupperr
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a must for children and adults to learn about the treatment center here in Olympia. There are many hands on experiments to try, a craft room, and for the adults...such knowledge about how our water is treated. Very enjoyable!

Thank Wendy334
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Went to the WET Science Center to see what was going on with the water in our area. Was greeted with a happy host. Lots of interesting facts, opportunities at WET. Great for a tip with kids. They were making rain sticks one of the...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This experience appeals to KIDS of ALL Ages, but if you let the kids or grand kids get into this with the staff's guidance--you will be equally amazed!!!

Thank ConsumerAttorney
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lissie n
7 November 2015|
Response from WETScienceCenter |
People bring in toddlers all the time! There are many fun things for them to keep them entertained. A lot of the exhibits are text heavy, however and older kids will probably learn more. The WET Science Center is undergoing... More