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Ice Adventures at Hands On Children's Museum

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Celebrate winter at Hands On with three days of frozen fun! Meet Ice Princesses, skate in your socks, use real tools to shave ice, explore an ice cave, and see exciting Dr. Science demos, Jan 14-16. Plus, special activities honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jan. 17.

Online reservations required, please use the website below to reserve tickets for your group in advance.

Special Guests & Activities:

  • Melt Arctic ice to see what’s inside
  • Use real tools to shave ice
  • Learn how to snowshoe with Olympia Mountaineers (Jan. 14 & 15, 11 am – 3 pm)
  • See Dr. Science light ice on fire and experiment with liquid nitrogen
  • Meet and get your photo taken with Ice Princesses (Jan. 15 & 16, 11 am – 4 pm)
  • Greet a giant polar bear puppet (Jan. 14 – 16, 12 pm – 2 pm)
  • Learn snowflake science
  • Skate indoors in your socks
  • Explore an ice cave
  • Craft a melted snowman
  • Silkscreen a print or special keepsake
  • Build penguin ramps
  • Design and play winter pegboard pinball
  • Create snowman catapults

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