Lighthouse Lookout Construction Begins at Hands On Children’s Museum

OLYMPIA — The Hands On Children’s Museum has selected Mike Auderer, president of Olympia Construction, as the contractor for the much-anticipated Lighthouse Lookout exhibit opening in late spring in the museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center. The 30-foot-tall lighthouse was designed by Mort James III, AIA, and will be a featured highlight in the museum’s popular half-acre…

Hands On is First Children’s Museum in Western U.S. to Earn Gold Building Certification for Sustainability

Olympia, Wash. (Dec. 15, 2014) — The Hands On Children’s Museum is now the first children’s museum in the Western United States awarded a GOLD rating by the U.S. Green Building Council  for its sustainable building located on Olympia’s East Bay waterfront. The museum joins four other children’s museums worldwide with the GOLD rating. Hands…