7637-A Old Hwy 99 SE, Olympia 98501

Bring the family to share in the nostalgic splendor of our aviation heritage... From WWII trainers to jet interceptors, the museum's collection is meticulously maintained and flown for the joy of tens of thousands. Aviation heritage museum featuring a rotating display of airworthy vintage military aircraft, from trainers to helicopters to jet fighters. Host of the annual...Read More »

414 Jefferson Street NE, Olympia 98501

When it comes to fun and learning, Hands On is “the place to go” for children, their family and teachers. The Museum is a unique community resource that serves as an exciting, educational gathering place where children and parents can learn and play together!

Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia 98501

The beautiful and symbolic Vietnam Veterans Memorial was unveiled in a patriotic ceremony on Memorial Day, May 25, 1987. The memorial is located on a grassy knoll east of the state Insurance Building on the Capitol Campus and is near the Winged Victory Monument. The site provides visitors with a tranquil spot to reflect on the memories of those men and women that never returned...Read More »

Winged Victory Circle, Olympia 98501

A monument to American prisoners of war and those missing in action was dedicated in a solemn ceremony at the capitol campus on September 16, 1988. An all night vigil, followed by the release of commemorative balloons, followed the ceremony. Recognition was also given to the POW/MIA flag that is flown regularly on one of three flagpoles near the Legislative Building. The...Read More »

330 Schmidt Place, Tumwater 98501

The historic Schmidt House was built in 1904 for Leopold F. Schmidt, founder of the Olympia Brewing Company, his wife and their six children. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Tumwater Register of Historic Places and is within the Tumwater Historic District. The picturesque grounds with native gardens, bronze statues and reflective pool are...Read More »

3400 Capitol Blvd South, Suite 203, Olympia 98501

The mission of the Olympia Symphony Orchestra is to provide the highest quality live music to enrich, educate and entertain an expanding audience.

415 12th Ave SW, Olympia 98501

In 1911 Walter R. Wilder and Harry K. White, architects from New York, submitted the winning design for a group of buildings to comprise the state Capitol Campus, with the construction of the first building, the Temple of Justice. In the Spring of 1912, Chief Justice R. O. Dunbar presided over the official ground breaking ceremony. Though still under construction, by December...Read More »

112 State Ave NE, Olympia 98501

Olympia Family Theater offers accessible children’s theater and programs that entertain and educate while stimulating dialogue and personal growth for young people, their families and the wider community. "Join us for one of our five full-scale productions in the season, or for a weekday show aimed at preschoolers, toddlers, and other young audience members." 2013-2014...Read More »

3910 Prestwick Ln SE, Olympia 98501

A small group of local performing arts activists met in early 2004 to discuss the opportunities of marketing and branding a downtown theater district. Representatives from Capitol Playhouse, Harlequin Productions, Olympia Symphony, Olympia Downtown Association, Washington Center and Olympia Arts Commission participated. The result is that the project moved forward with the Arts...Read More »

500 Adams St NE, Olympia 98501

The WET Science Center in Olympia, WA features interactive exhibits, weekend family activities, and environmental presentations. Open Mon-Sat from 10 am to 4 pm, and it’s free!   Come explore fun interactive exhibits at the WET Science Center: • Follow your Flush by identifying your home, school, or workplace and see the actual travel path and time it takes for your flush...Read More »

103 Sid Snyder Avenue, Olympia 98507

Thurston Bountiful Byway.  Featuring the attractions to go-see-do from Yelm through Rainier, Tenino, Bucoda, Grand Mound, Rochester and Littlerock.  Scenic Beauty, Tasty Treats, Charming Communities, Farms and Ranches, and quality of rural life with some of the nicest people you will ever meet. A project of the Thurston County AgTourism Committee. Supported by: Thurston...Read More »

202 4th Ave E, Olympia 98501

Open since 1991, we make our home in the State Theater in downtown Olympia, where we produce a seven show season. Season subscriptions are available in the box office and 'Pay What You Can' dates are circled on the calendar. So come on down and see some Real Live Theater! Located in the heart of downtown Olympia in the State Theater, Harlequin Productions puts on a seven show...Read More »