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Minnesota Children's Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 20:00
Open today: 09:00 - 20:00
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Must-do, kids of all ages

This has been so fun for our family that we bought an annual pass, and we live 3.5 hours away! We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Excellent place to let children learn and have fun!

I love taking my daughter to this place. Whenever we go there, we always spend spend more time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“car wash”(9 reviews)
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 yesterday 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

Thank lschanilec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been members since 2010 and were very happy with the museum before the renovation. Then the renovation happened where they spent $30 million to shift rooms around and add exhibits. They ended up getting rid of the exhibits that our kids loved and...More

1  Thank Tourist798465
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love taking my daughter to this place. Whenever we go there, we always spend spend more time there than we expect to. There's so much to do and so much for my daughter to learn that I always fight the urge to come home...More

Thank thebee2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kids say they only want to go for a little bit, which invariably turns into hours and hours. The 2017 redesign is fantastic with the laser maze and giant slide. Stay away from the museum on the 3rd Sunday of the month it is...More

Thank C C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The recently renovated museum is amazing! So many great static and rotating exhibits that no two trips are ever the same. We love the water table in the Sprouts room, the car wash in the bottom floor, the mail room and Dinosaur Train exhibit upstairs,...More

Thank kborstad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked my kids experience when going here, if your kids are older I suggest the science museum. Cool activities.

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Went today with my 6 year old grandson. He seemed to thoroughly enjoy the museum as did most of the other kids from my observation. What struck me was how simple everything was. Both in design and function. I was trying to see the educational...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I was very impressed with this place immediately. I found that the parking was aweful around the area and I thought the price could be adjusted, but all in all I found the place to be very good and good for all ages.

Thank Deafedmom
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We came in the afternoon from 2-5 p.m. so we did not run into any large groups or anything. The museum was not crowded at all and from 4-5 p.m. was fairly empty. My daughter is 8, so I was worried about it being geared...More

1  Thank Armenius919
Reviewed 25 June 2018

My kids aged 9 and 2 had a lot of fun at this four-story museum in downtown St. Paul. There are ample hands-on exhibits for everyone under 12, from toddlers to early middle schoolers. Parking is adjacent to the facility in the World Trade Center...More

Thank JYarba
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Classie K
7 March 2018|
Response from aafangel | Reviewed this property |
Ages 1-101: $12.95 Museum Members: Free Children Under Age 1: Free
Cassandra C
14 August 2017|
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Response from MNChildMuseum | Property representative |
Every third Sunday is free thanks to Target.
Linda N
16 August 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 :)