Book Your Field Trip to the Museum
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
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
March 4 and 18, May 6, 13 and 20
Visit Length: 2–3 hours
Reserve: Schedule your field trip today! Please fill out the form below or if you have questions call 651-225-6000
*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.
Empower family learning and build school communityby hosting exclusive use of the museum for a community night.
Group Size: Up to 250 children and adults included in rate. Additional visitors are $50 per 50 people.
Cost: Standard Rate: $2,500
Non-Profit Rate: $1,250
Available: Tuesday or Thursday evenings,
5:30 – 8 p.m.
Reserve: Call 651-225-6000 to schedule
Upcoming Special Exhibits
Feb. 3 – May 12, 2024
Step into the world of Wild Kratts® to explore the secret lives of amazing creatures in this hands-on exhibit. Immerse yourself in animal habitats from around the globe, discover incredible creature powers and go on a mission to foil the villains’ nefarious plans.
Monsters of all shapes and sizes are spending their summer vacation at the museum. Join in the fun as you maneuver through the monster obstacle course, show off your best moves at the monster disco, feed the giant monster and more. What kinds of monster friends will you make?