IMPORTANT NOTICE: The museum is CLOSED for maintenance through Thursday, Oct. 6. The museum reopens Friday, Oct. 7.

All Play Tickets and Memberships for Income-Qualified Families

All families are welcome to experience the joy and learning that happens at Minnesota Children’s Museum. With an All Play membership, you can visit as often as you like for one year. Enjoy unlimited play and boundless learning while making lifelong family memories.

Qualifying for All Play

Any family receiving benefits through EBT, WIC or free/reduced school lunch programs is eligible for discounted admission through the All Play program.


$3 each

Qualifying families may purchase admission tickets for $3 for ages 1 to 101. Children under age 1 get in free.

‣ Be prepared to show proof of eligibility (EBT, WIC or free/reduced lunch eligibility letter)


Includes admission for up to two adults and all children in a household, plus one free guest (flex member) each visit

‣ Unlimited admission for one full year
‣ Exclusive members-only nights and sneak peeks for new exhibits
‣ 10% discount at museum café and store
‣ Discounts at partner retailers and attractions

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Includes All Play membership benefits PLUS…

‣ 6 free parking passes
‣ 4 free admission tickets
‣ 4 free ice cream treats at the museum café
Choice of canvas tote or insulated beverage bottle
‣ Free/discounted admission to hundreds of children’s museums and science centers across the U.S. via the ACM Reciprocal Network and the ASTC Travel Passport Program

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All Play membership and museum information fliers.

Membership Details

Verifying All Play Eligibility

Be prepared to show an EBT card, WIC card or free/reduced school lunch eligibility letter when visiting the museum for the first time as an All Play member or purchasing an All Play membership at the box office.

Benefits Begin Immediately

Memberships are active as soon as you complete your purchase. If you buy a new membership online and want to visit right away, tell a staff member at the box office during check in that you are a new or renewing member and they will issue you a membership card.

Getting Membership Cards

If you buy a membership while at the museum, you will receive your membership cards at that time. If you buy online, you may choose to have cards mailed to you or you may pick them up on your first visit. If you purchase through the mail, cards will be mailed.

Renewing Extends Your Membership One Year

Current members can extend their membership’s expiration date by 12 months at any time during the year. Call 651-225-6000 for more information.

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

All Play Membership Benefits

Free Admission for One Year

Unlimited visits for one year for two named adults and all children under age 18 living in the same household.

Discount at Museum Café and Store

Show your member admission sticker for a 10% discount on food, drinks and merchandise at Tomato Tomäto on the museum’s second floor.

Discounts at Partner Retailers and Attractions

Save on tickets or membership at various stores and attractions. | Member Bonus Benefits

One Free Guest Each Visit

Free admission for a friend, caregiver, grandparent or other relative every visit. The guest can be a different person each visit. At least one person in the member family, either an adult or a child, must attend with the guest.

Access to Special Events

Members get invited to special events, such as members-only nights and sneak peeks for new exhibits.

All Play Plus Perks Benefits

All Play Plus Perks includes all the benefits of the All Play membership level listed above, plus…

Six Parking Passes

Six passes for free parking at the World Trade Center ramp while visiting the museum

Four Admission Tickets

Tickets to share with friends and relatives or to donate to a charitable cause

Four Ice Cream Treats

Four coupons for a free ice cream treat at the museum café

Limited Edition Museum Branded Gift

Exclusive to Household Plus Perks members

Discounted Admission at Children’s Museums and Science Centers Nationwide

Free or discounted admission at participating children’s museums and science centers across the U.S. via the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) Reciprocal Network and the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program*.

*Institutions within 90 miles of Minnesota Children’s Museum, including the Science Museum of Minnesota,  Bell Museum, The Bakken Museum and The Works Museum, are excluded.

Perks Valid for One Year

Plus Perks benefits must be redeemed during the 12-month period of the membership. Perks not redeemed during the term of the Household Plus Perks membership expire with the membership.

Keep Your Unused Benefits! Renew prior to the membership expiration date and you’ll receive all of your remaining Plus Perks benefits. Call 651-225-6000 for more information.

Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Photo identification is required at check-in. Minnesota Children’s Museum reserves the right to make changes to its benefits structure at any time without notice.

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