A special place in Longview is the Children’s Discovery Museum. There, children play with interactive exhibits that are  designed for learning. Children of all ages can find something of interest there, from the area designed for babies to the large  harmonograph.

Kids can picture themselves boating, shopping at the farm to table market, or as doctors and dentists. Creativity flourishes with exhibits like the Wind Tunnel and with stories,arts, and crafts. Parents and museum volunteers help enrich  the experience by interacting with kids in child-centered play. Staff are working on developing new experiences for the children to look forward to, which may soon include a stage and a puppet theater.

The museum has reopened at 1209 Commerce Avenue near the corner with Hemlock Street after having been closed for 
over two years during the covid pandemic. It is free to the public, and many children return to it time and again.