6311 33rd Ave NE
Marysville, WA 98271
Phone: (360) 658-1339
Fax: (360) 658-9355
Arts & Museums
The mission of Imagine Children's Museum is to make children's lives better by creating a place where they can playfully learn.
Dig it! The Fossil Workshop is a first-of-its-kind interactive family fun and learning center offering visitors of all ages a chance to learn about geology and paleontology in a one-of-a-kind workshop experience. Dig It! features more than 8,000 real fossil specimens and minerals from around the world. Children at Dig It! get to wear specialty smocks as they dig for fossils and collect items in their pockets. They then clean and prepare their items using tools at the workshop station. Guides throughout Dig It! are on-hand to answer questions and help kids learn about the minerals of the world.
If you are fascinated by airplanes, then take this tour of the Boeing Everett factory. Housing the Boeing flight line, the building measures 472,000,000 cubic feet. See airplanes in various stages of manufacture. Follow the mighty 747 from start to completion. Tours are conducted in English and last one hour. Photos and video cameras are not permitted. Children under four feet, two inches tall (127 centimeter) are not allowed on the tour.
Open from 12 until 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, the South Whidbey Historical Museum houses exhibits which take a look at South Whidbey's history.
The Flying Heritage Collection showcases the spectacular warbirds and technologies of the war years. Visitors can get up close and personal to these treasures of the sky. During the summer months, visitors are invited to "flying days," where select planes within the collection are exercised (weather permitting). This takes place from mid-June through mid-October. There is a gift shop on site.
This hands-on-maritime history museum preserves Maritime heritage experienced through workshops, sailing instruction, and small boat rental.