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It's Time to Bid!

Our 18th annual Chair-ity Auction is live! Bidding is open September 3-11, 2021!
  • Online registration is open and it's free!! Register here
  • Bidding on auction items has started!! Check out the full catalog here
  • All bidding ends on September 11th at 6pm.
  • Desserts & Destinations ends on September 9th at 9pm so that you can pick up your treats before the main event on the 10th! 
  • Mike Yeoman will once again host an online event on September 10th at 7pm. Stay tuned on our website, Facebook event and the auction site to watch!
Click here, and bookmark the page, to register and bid. You can also click 'going' or 'interested' on our Facebook event for details and updates. 

Special thanks to the generosity of our supporters and sponsors including our Auction Committee, item donors and our event sponsors.
Proceeds from the auction go directly to the Scholarship Programs offered by the Children’s Museum of Skagit County, to support the most vulnerable children and families. Your tax-deductible donation, and the first $5,000 raised, have matching funds already committed! Through the Scholarship Program we are able: 
  • To provide Activity Kits, Books and Resources to children and families
  • To provide Birthday Parties to children who are homeless or functionally homeless
  • To provide children with the opportunity to attend the Museum Explorers Preschool program
  • To provide Memberships, Family Passes, Supervised Visitations, Camps & Classes
  • To provide access to families through the Museums For All program

If you have any questions, please contact Executive Director Cate Anderson via email: or by phone: 360-770-9746.
Click to Register & Bid!

2021 Auction Committee

  • Vicki Aslett, Co-Chair
  • Tracey Levine, Co-Chair
  • Jessica Bylund
  • Pam Methner
  • Tracy Duncan
  • Kelly Hawkins
  • Holly Gildnes
  • Lynda Clements
  • Anna Holm
  • Karen Beckner
  • Dawn Latimer
  • Dave Hillman
  • Samantha Thompson
  • Treva Votipka
  • Kate Simmons
  • Cate Anderson

2021 Auction Sponsors

Platinum Armchair Sponsors

Banner Bank
Banner Bank

Louis Auto Glass
Louis Auto & Residential Glass
The Apothecary Spa
The Apothecary Spa

Gold Recliner Sponsors

Skagit Pediatrics
Skagit Pediatrics LLP

Windermere Real Estate
Windermere - Skagit Valley Real Estate

Hilde Family Dentistry
Hilde Family Dentistry

State Farm
State Farm Insurance - Brad Methner

Family Care Network
Family Care Network - North Cascade Family Physicians

Anderson Electric 

Dr. BJ Larson
BJ Larson, DDS

The Shops at Burlington
The Shops at Burlington


Silver Adirondack Sponsors

DK Systems
DK Systems

Windermere Real Estate
Windermere Real Estate - Karen Beckner

Dimmensional Communications
Dimensional Communications

Skagit Family Health Clinic

SKagit Law Group
Skagit Law Group PLLC
Padgett & Padgett
Padgett & Padgett, PLLC

Veritas Media Productions
Veritas Media

Enchanting Events
Enchanting Events

Burlington Soroptimists


Click to see the Full Catalog

Plan Your Visit

The Museum is open to members and non-members!

All Family Memberships to CMSC Include:

Unlimited admission to CMSC for member households for 12 months ● Free guest passes to CMSC ●  Special Member-Only prices on Parties, Camps, & Classes ● 10% Member Discount in Museum Store ● 25% off general admission for 4 people when visiting NWAYM* member museums (does not apply to Childcare Providers.) Must provide your home museum card and a photo ID each visit to receive the discount. ● Memberships are not refundable or transferable. ● Some restrictions currently apply due to health/safety regulations.

If you do not know your CMSC membership number, please email

Reservations are required for all museum visits.
Click here to become a member now!
Masks are required when visiting
Masks are required for visitors 3+, even if vaccinated.
  • We will provide a disposable mask for you if you do not have one.
  • Masks/face coverings must be cloth or disposable medical masks, fully cover the nose and mouth, and be worn the duration of your visit both indoors and out.
  • COVID vaccination, medical exemptions, mesh masks, gators, bandanas, face shields and masks with vents are not accepted.
  • This is in alignment with other children's museums in WA state and with public schools, under guidance from the Association of Children's Museums and as mandated by local and state government.
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is a very contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and visitors with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By reserving tickets, you acknowledge that you understand and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 for all.
Our operations, rules and procedures are based on the recommendations of the Skagit County Public Health Department, the Centers for Disease Control (updated 4/5/2021) and Healthy Washington Reopening Guidance for Museums (updated 3/19/2021), the Association for Children's Museums and World Health Organizations and are in alignment with other children's museums in WA state and with public schools. Dates and procedures may change because of mandates or directives. We're monitoring the updates in WA State, and will make adjustments accordingly when we know of the latest guidance.
Reservations are recommended to visit the Museum
We are open 5 days/week for 2-hour sessions:
10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm
  • The Museum is open to both Members and Non-Members!
    • Admission rates per person for Non-Members: Infants under 12 months Free, Children 12 months or older and adults $7.75, Military/Seniors (65 years old) $6.75, Museums For All (EBT, WIC, CHIP, Provider One, Apple Health, or Foster Parent cards) $3
    • You will still need your membership number to make a reservation as a Member and will need to bring your membership card or ID when you check-in. 
  • Reserve a spot for all adults, children and infants in your group.
  • Museums For All participants do not need to make a reservation.
  • Contact information for each person is required for contact tracing purposes. 
  • Please review our COVID-19-Specific FAQ's on our website before you visit! And read all the event details before clicking 'Select a Date' on online reservation system.
  • You will also be able to make reservations by phone when we have staff in the Museum. 360.757.8888. In-person, day-of walk-in reservations are available but space is not guaranteed.
Click here to reserve a session!

Support CMSC

Did you know that you can support CMSC when you shop? Designate the Children's Museum of Skagit County with the following businesses:
  • Amazon Smile - same products, same prices, same service! Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to CMSC. Thanks to you, we have received nearly $1000 in donations from Amazon Smile!
  • Fred Meyer Community Rewards - Fred Meyer donates annually to participating organizations based on your percentage of spending as it relates to the total spending associated with all participating Fred Meyer Community Rewards organizations.
  • Other ways to support - direct donations, sponsorships and gifts in kind are always welcome. Contact us to learn more.

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