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Minnesota Children's Museum

10 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1104
+1 651-225-6000
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This museum is not good for kids going through puberty

Before the museum went under renovation, I really liked it, the exhibits there were great! When the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jack I
Great show. Wear walking shoes

If you have the time I recommend visiting the Museum, and maybe take in a show. You will not be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pam B
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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 West Seventh Street houses The Scramble, a four-story climbing adventure. Elsewhere in the new museum, visitors delight in an updated pretend town, get creative in two maker workshops and engineer their own fun in an air-and-water exhibit. Families also enjoy a bigger toddler gallery and step out into a revamped rooftop and backyard. Kids craft their own adventures in a ninja-training course and a carpet skate park. This is play like it’s meant to be. Natural. Joyous. Genuine. Children will explore, experiment, try new things, test their limits, adapt and grow. Each exhibit helps children develop the life skills they need to succeed throughout life — how to think creatively, make plans, analyze problems, tackle challenges, speak and listen, work as part of a team and more.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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10 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1104
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Before the museum went under renovation, I really liked it, the exhibits there were great! When the renovation was completed, this museum was getting boring with nothing to do. The only things I liked there were the car wash and Tip Top Terrace. I'll give...More

Thank Jack I
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have the time I recommend visiting the Museum, and maybe take in a show. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a family membership which gives a year of access to the Museum plus one OmniMax show per day. The cost is around $100 plus parking is only $5 with a membership.

Thank 2016Luv2Travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Minnesota Children's Museum was recently renovated and I was able to bring my 13 month old to check it out. What a fantastic place to bring your kiddos - even as young as my daughter. So many different areas to explore, use of imagination,...More

Thank travelGirl517
MNChildMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Minnesota Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We can't wait for you to come back! We have two outdoor spaces now -- Tip Top Terrace on the 4th floor and the Backyard street side (but fenced). Both are open seasonally.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the family to this spot hoping we could spend a couple hours entertaining the kids (6, 9 and 12). I had no idea what to expect, but this place is fantastic! This fits all children, no matter their age or interests. The museum...More

1  Thank 806Max
MNChildMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Minnesota Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you all enjoyed yourselves!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for kids under the teenage years. takes about 3-4 hrs. For most kids. Ours loved it. Second visit.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Our eight, nine, and one year old had a marvelous time. The attractions kept them busy for two hours. Lots of physical activity that made this place fun for busy boys. Great play place and super staff.

Thank Sheri B
MNChildMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Minnesota Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is all about kids! Staff are very helpful and they do a great job of getting the kids engaged in the activities. The ideal age range is probably 4-10. They have a room for younger kids. Parking in the nearby World Trade is...More

1  Thank Stingray94
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We looooooove the children's museum! There is a fantastic variety of entertainment for many ages and skills. My children, 6 and 4, never seem to tire or get bored of the pretend play and water areas. Most areas have one way in/out, making it possible...More

Thank Kittymcknitty
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great fun for all ages.... I can't think of anything els to say... crap I still have 30 more to go.. Ah 100 ....

Thank pevey66
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Linda N
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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 :)
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