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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
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).
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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
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
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.
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.
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.