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News Media Resources

The newsroom serves as a resource for members of the media that are working on stories about Minnesota Children’s Museum, early childhood education, Minneapolis/St. Paul attractions and more.

News Media Contacts

Sara Kerr
Content and Communications Director

Bob Ingrassia
Vice President of External Relations

Minnesota Children’s Museum Logos & Photos

Expansion & Renovation Rendering

Caption: Minnesota Children’s Museum remains open while it undergoes a $30 million expansion and renovation in downtown St. Paul. The project includes a glass façade addition on West Seventh Street, which will house a new multi-story climbing adventure called The Scramble.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Minnesota Children’s Museum

Expansion and Renovation Facts

  • $30 million project
  • Museum stays open during construction
  • Expansion began December 2015
  • Completion June 2017
  • 10 new permanent exhibits
  • New café and other visitor amenities

Expansion Fact Sheet (PDF)

Press Releases

Play Under Pressure Media Release

  Children Often Too Busy to Play, Survey of Parents Finds Hectic Family Schedules Crowd Out Play Time; Less Play Reduces Opportunities for Children to Develop Essential Skills St. Paul, Minn. – Busy family schedules, screen time and safety worries are putting a...

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