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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Wow what a pleasant surprise

Had to kill some time with a couple 11 year olds and found this place on line. It is small but so... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Edina, Minnesota
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Close to downtown and parking was little difficult. Otherwise, kids enjoyed the Museum and it was... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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The Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota is full of opportunities for discovery, development, and hands-on play. The Museum is many things: a mission, a place, and an organization -- but it is entirely devoted to serving children, families, and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
224 Lamm St, Mankato, MN 56001-2305
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Lots of different activities for the kids to do. Sometimes they have special events. It is fairly expensive as you have to pay for the adults too. You can buy a membership.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Had to kill some time with a couple 11 year olds and found this place on line. It is small but so well done with plenty of exhibits to last a couple hours. The farm to table cafe and the rope climber were highlights but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Close to downtown and parking was little difficult. Otherwise, kids enjoyed the Museum and it was very informative too. Ours was short stay so could not fully spare more time, Sure to come back next time

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

This is the place to be for fun and educational opportunities in the same place. It’s even better in the summertime

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness where do I start? There's so much for young and old alike to do here. So many opportunities for Littles for sensory, gross motor, fine motor, etc. What a great facility!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

There were sure lots of kids there the day we went. Our Grandson has a great time everytime he visits. So much for them to do and they can learn lots of things there too.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Karen W
Reviewed September 12, 2017

This is by far one of the best places for kids to go and enjoy and play and explore. The grandkids have ranked it the top choice when we have a rainy day or even a day not filled with other activities.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mary W
Reviewed September 6, 2017

$$$$$ I think that it is overpriced for what it is. after the first visit when everything is new it just becomes an expensive playroom. If your child(ren) are at school age and play well with others they will LOVE it but you will probably...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank LemkeF1
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

I took 3 granddaughters to this amazing place- a first for all of us. The girls, ages 8&9 loved every minute, especially the tree fort, painting wall, garden/farm area, and sculpting. We were there for 2 hours, left for lunch because a section we wanted...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Connie S
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Our 2.5-year-old absolutely loved the time we spent here: we were here for 4 hours, but she would have easily stayed longer if naptime hadn't set in. ;) Particular favorites were the Betsy/Tacy-themed Play Porch (lots of toy babies to rock/push around + books to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jenna V
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