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10 permanent exhibits and great visitor amenities. The experiences cultivate essential skills, including critical thinking, communication, creative thinking and more. We create an educational environment infused with excitement and hands-on interactions, making the museum one of the top destinations in Minnesota for educator and student visits.

Tackle challenges, fire up critical thinking skills and spark creativity as you explore the museum’s interactive and engaging galleries. All exhibit experiences fuel playful learning adventures that support state and national standards. Our exhibits

Play for All Scholarship
The Play for All Group Scholarship Program is designed to reach schools and nonprofit organizations that serve economically disadvantaged children and families. Qualifying organizations must show proof that at least 50% of the children and families they serve are economically disadvantaged and/or receive free or reduced lunches as part of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
Supports State Education Standards
Health & PE Language Arts Math Science Social Studies Visual Arts
Forces at Play
Shipwreck Adventures
The Scramble
Imaginopolis
Creativity Jam
Our World
The Studio
The Landing

 

Field Trip Details

Grade Level: PreK – 5

Group Size*: Minimum 20 children. Chaperone ratio of 1:4 is strongly recommended (chaperones admitted FREE).

Standard Rate: $7.50 per child

Play for All Group Scholarship Rate: $5.50 per child

Chaperones admitted FREE

Availability: Wednesday–Friday

Visit Length: 2–3 hours

Reserve: Call 651-225-6000 to schedule your field trip today!

*Special needs groups: Please call 651-225-6000.

 

Field Trip to the Museum Request Form
  • Field Trips at Minnesota Children's Museum

  • This form is for requesting a field trip reservation - if you have questions about field trips and are not ready to request a date please call us at 651-225-6000.

    All requests must be made at least 2 weeks in advance and are subject to availability. Submission of this form does not confirm or guarantee your reservation. Someone from our Membership & Sales team will follow up with you to schedule and confirm your reservation. You will receive a confirmation email and invoice once this process is complete.

    Self-guided field trips are available Wednesdays - Fridays between 9 am - 3:45 pm. We recommend a 2-3 hour visit.


  • Please enter a number greater than or equal to 20.


  • We are currently taking requests for dates Jan 19, 2022 and beyond. Please note that our group availability is limited. If we cannot accommodate your field trip request, we will reach out with possible alternatives for your group.
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  • Please indicate your arrival and departure preference. We will do our best to maximize the time spent in the museum based on your indicated availability.

    Arrival times begin at 9 am and are available every 15 minutes.

    Departure times are available every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.


  • Times begin at 9 am and are available every 15 minutes
  • Times begin at 9 am and are available every 15 minutes


  • Times are available every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.
  • Times are available every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.




  • Contact Information

  • We will contact you with any questions and to confirm your reservation.




  • Museum Policies and Agreement

  • SCHEDULING:
    Submission of this form is not confirmation of your reservation. A member of the Membership & Sales Team will contact you to confirm and finalize your reservation. Please note that your reservation is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation email which includes an invoice.

    BOOKING:
    You will be charged for the number of students that you reserve for, regardless of the number that attend on the day of the field trip. If fewer children attend than your reservation, no refunds will be given. You will receive absent child passes that can be used on a future individual visit to the museum. These passes cannot be used on future field trips or group visits.
    If you wish to decrease the number on your reservation, this must be done at least 30 days prior to your field trip. Additional children can be added on the day of the trip.

    COST:
    September - March: $6.50 per child
    April - August: $7.50 per child

    Minnesota Children's Museum offers discounted admission ($2 off each child ticket) to schools and non-profit organizations where 50% or more of the student population is eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch as part of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). For more information please visit mcm.org/group-scholarship-program

    Individual tickets, discounts and/or family memberships do not apply to group visits.


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Homeschool & Licensed Home Day Care Discount Programs

Homeschool families and licensed home day care providers are welcome to join our discount program to make museum visits convenient and affordable. Sign up for a year’s access to endless amounts of fun at a reduced cost! 

Group Size: Maximum of 20 children
Cost: $6.50 per child (age 1 and older)
Chaperones admitted FREE
No reservations or minimum group size requirements.

Community Organization Program
Minnesota Children’s Museum’s Community Organization Small Group Scholarship Program is designed to reach small groups and nonprofit organizations that strive to reach under-served populations.
Special Exhibits

Jan. 21 – May 7, 2023

Step into the 3D world of four well-known paintings as each is brought to life like never before.

May 20 – Sept. 3, 2023

Hands-on and digital experiences focus on the five emotions featured in the film: Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust and Fear. Visitors learn to recognize emotions and explore ways that we express and manage our own emotions.

More Upcoming Experiences

Field Trip to the Museum Request Form
  • Field Trips at Minnesota Children's Museum

  • This form is for requesting a field trip reservation - if you have questions about field trips and are not ready to request a date please call us at 651-225-6000.

    All requests must be made at least 2 weeks in advance and are subject to availability. Submission of this form does not confirm or guarantee your reservation. Someone from our Membership & Sales team will follow up with you to schedule and confirm your reservation. You will receive a confirmation email and invoice once this process is complete.

    Self-guided field trips are available Wednesdays - Fridays between 9 am - 3:45 pm. We recommend a 2-3 hour visit.


  • Please enter a number greater than or equal to 20.


  • We are currently taking requests for dates Jan 19, 2022 and beyond. Please note that our group availability is limited. If we cannot accommodate your field trip request, we will reach out with possible alternatives for your group.
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY




  • Please indicate your arrival and departure preference. We will do our best to maximize the time spent in the museum based on your indicated availability.

    Arrival times begin at 9 am and are available every 15 minutes.

    Departure times are available every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.


  • Times begin at 9 am and are available every 15 minutes
  • Times begin at 9 am and are available every 15 minutes


  • Times are available every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.
  • Times are available every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.




  • Contact Information

  • We will contact you with any questions and to confirm your reservation.




  • Museum Policies and Agreement

  • SCHEDULING:
    Submission of this form is not confirmation of your reservation. A member of the Membership & Sales Team will contact you to confirm and finalize your reservation. Please note that your reservation is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation email which includes an invoice.

    BOOKING:
    You will be charged for the number of students that you reserve for, regardless of the number that attend on the day of the field trip. If fewer children attend than your reservation, no refunds will be given. You will receive absent child passes that can be used on a future individual visit to the museum. These passes cannot be used on future field trips or group visits.
    If you wish to decrease the number on your reservation, this must be done at least 30 days prior to your field trip. Additional children can be added on the day of the trip.

    COST:
    September - March: $6.50 per child
    April - August: $7.50 per child

    Minnesota Children's Museum offers discounted admission ($2 off each child ticket) to schools and non-profit organizations where 50% or more of the student population is eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch as part of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). For more information please visit mcm.org/group-scholarship-program

    Individual tickets, discounts and/or family memberships do not apply to group visits.


  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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