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Minnesota Children's Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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For all ages.

Lots of interesting things to do and see. Great for all ages. Major exhibits rotate out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jessica M
Lakeville, Minnesota
Best museum for kids-hours of fun to be had

This is THE place to go in the Twin Cities if you have young kids. Hours and hours of playtime not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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The Bigger, Better, Bolder Museum is Open! This is our first major renovation since we opened our downtown St. Paul museum in 1995. Children and adults alike delight in our 10 new exhibits and enjoy a variety of new amenities. A glass addition along...more
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10 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1104
+1 651-225-6000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of interesting things to do and see. Great for all ages. Major exhibits rotate out periodically to keep it fresh.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is THE place to go in the Twin Cities if you have young kids. Hours and hours of playtime not screen time. Creative play and exhibits. Really a gem.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was recently re-done and it is better than ever. Many things for kids of all ages and parents will not get bored -- not by a long shot. Spend a couple of hours there at least.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hborrm2264
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We went to the museum with our two-year old grandson and our daughter. They have gone several times previously because my grandson loves the place. We now know why. We will be giving them a family membership as a Christmas gift.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SiteGuy
Reviewed November 30, 2018

With the pretty substantial fee to get in plus the $15mm renovation in the past year, you would think every single activity areas would just be so fun and exciting for young children to explore. About half of areas were a lot of fun for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

We read about it, and would probably called it more like a Childrens Explorer house. You can test and play with a lot of scientific stuff in a good way. Also a couple of good playhouses. A little place for kids 0-3 was good. Cafe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

This is by far the best indoor only time we’ve spent with the Grandkids (Boy 8, Girl 4). Busy, busy, busy! We spent an entire day there and they still weren’t ready to leave. At least 3 hours were spent in Our Town with most...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lori M
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We have taken our grandkids to this museum many times and they love it. Since their ages have ranged from 2 through 9 on these visits, I know the museum is fun for those ages. Since the parents and grandparents have had fun, too, I'm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank r8ter2018
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Everyone was great, however, there is one young man, Jordan, that is exceptional! So knowledgeable and great with the kids... young and old! Thank you for a wonderful time!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fearless334020
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

This has been so fun for our family that we bought an annual pass, and we live 3.5 hours away! We could spend the whole day here, kids ages 4, 2, and 1. Stroller friendly, good food available for purchase, every visit is great and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Classie K
March 7, 2018|
Response from aafangel | Reviewed this property |
Ages 1-101: $12.95 Museum Members: Free Children Under Age 1: Free
Cassandra C
August 14, 2017|
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Response from MNChildMuseum | Property representative |
Every third Sunday is free thanks to Target.
Linda N
August 16, 2016|
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Response from Jennifer W | Reviewed this property |
I think so for sure. My niece went when they were around that age. They spend a whole day :)