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Washington State History Museum

1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, WA

Phone:
1-(253)-272-3500

Website:
www.wshs.org/

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Featured Event

PlayDates: Toys from the WSHS Collection

Antiques, Children, Community Event, For the Family, Gaming, Living History

While the ways in which children play has changed over time, toys are and have always been an important part of the lives of Washingtonians. PlayDates celebrates some of the most popular toys in America through a look into the collections of the Washington State Historical Society. Decades of fun are represented through playsets, games, and things that "go." See toys in the context of turn-of-the-century decorative arts as you step Into a historic re-creation of a children's nursery, too. Bring your imagination and enjoy the show!

Information:

• Sat 1/20/18 - Sun 7/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Toytopia

Children, Computers/Technology, Education, For the Family, Gaming, Living History

What was your favorite childhood toy? A jump rope, a board game, or Space Invaders? Or was it an Easy Bake Oven or a Slinky? You’re sure to find your favorite toys in Toytopia, opening February 16 and running through June 10, 2018. This exhibition is huge, both in terms of layout and contents. The museum’s expansive fifth floor galleries will become a magical land of big toys where you can play all day with the world’s largest Etch A Sketch, a life-size doll house, a human-scale Monopoly car, and much more.

Information:

• Fri 2/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 2/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 2/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 2/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 2/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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