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“Awesome” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Minnesota Children's Museum

Minnesota Children's Museum
10 West Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102
+1 651-225-6000
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Ranked #9 of 120 things to do in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Where creative play meets learning for children birth to 10 and their adults. *Closed school-year Mondays (the Monday after Labor Day through Memorial Day) Closed holidays: Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We love this place. We have had a membership since our son turned about 1 1/2 and only wish we had gotten one sooner. There is so much to do and the different exhibits are great. I think it's great for kids once they start crawling as they have "Habitot" which is for kids under 4 (I think). There's really no point before that age. This place is especially great during the winter when the kids need to get that energy out. The staff and volunteers are really nice.

Visited November 2012
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Savage, Minnesota, United States
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“Hours of fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This is a great place with endless activities for kids to enjoy. I've been taking my daughter here since she was 2 (they have a spacious toddler play room and many other areas that work for smaller kids) and every year we enjoy different things and the new focus exhibits. We just purchased a membership and have gone 4 times since then. Definitely worth it! We always have a great time and it's a perfect way to spend a cold or rainy day. You can park and use the skyway entrance without ever having to go outside. They even have a kids' New Years Eve party which is great fun. As a parent I can admit I even have some fun too ;) They've thought of everything- from kid-size bathroom sinks and toilets to volunteers and staff who play games with your kids while you wait in line to buy tickets. The rooftop garden in the summer is a real plus and there are plenty of quiet little corners to take a breather when your little one needs a break. Wish they had a cafe, but the gift shop offers some small snacks that are just fine, and you can always pack your own food to eat in their dining area.

Visited January 2013
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Eagan, Minnesota
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“Great place to bring kids on a rainy day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I have two small children, and both of them loved this place. There is a lot of interactive stuff for them to do. It was hard getting them to leave. The staff is very friendly, and very willing to help. We bought annual passes to come back later.

Visited October 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“Excellent place to go with toddler”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We love the MN Children's Museum. As soon as your little one can walk, they are ready to explore the museum. Check out the free admission every third Sunday- esp. first thing in the morning before it gets too busy. There is a lot to see and do and this place never gets old for my little one.

Visited December 2012
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St Paul, MN
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“Wonderful Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Another great place to go and learn. Love how they keep having new things. Also the Omni Theater is wonderful. Love this place.

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