Member Corner

Your membership opens up a world of unlimited fun! You receive access to special events, a bunch of discounts and a year of free admission to exhibits where kids drive the fun and build their brains and bodies through play. Plus, your membership helps make a difference – it supports the museum’s nonprofit mission to spark all children’s learning through play.

Not a member yet? Join today!

Visit Information

 

  • Masks optional | Learn More
  • Anyone who is sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or has had a positive test or recent exposure, should not come to the museum

Regular Hours

Sunday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location

10 West Seventh Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-225-6000

Parking

We recommend the World Trade Center Ramp. Bring your ticket to box office for validation at our discounted rate ($7.50 for 3 hours and $1 for each additional 30 minutes.)

The City of Saint Paul also has a parking finder web app.

Public Transit

10th Street Station on the Green Line and numerous bus lines.

Use the Metro Trip Planner from Metro Transit to find the most convenient route.

Spring and Summer Road Construction

Construction projects are underway on freeways in downtown St. Paul and parts of Wabasha Street near the museum.

I-94 and I-35E in both directions will remain open, although the freeways will be reduced at times to two lanes each way.

Some freeway ramps will be closed, including westbound I-94 to Marion Street and westbound I-94 to 12th Street.

Visit the Minnesota Department of Transportation website for more detail about the freeway work.

On Wabasha Street between Kellogg Boulevard and West Seventh Street, crews will be working this spring and summer to install a bike lane and make other improvements. The entrance to the World Trade Center parking ramp off Wabasha Street will remain open. West Seventh Street will remain open in both directions.

Before setting out to the museum, please check 511mn.org or your favorite traffic app for current road conditions.

Google Maps

Lost Cards & Lost Personal Items

  • Replacing lost or stolen membership cards – Call 651-225-6000 or visit the box office
  • Lost and found – 651-225-6000

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Membership Details

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.

Household Membership Details

All Play Membership Details

Household Plus Perks Membership Details

All Play Plus Perks Membership Details

Play Tips for Parents

Kid-Powered Play

  • Every exhibit is designed to empower kids to take the lead while growing important skills like critical thinking, creativity, confidence and more.
  • Kids pick their path, create their own stories and drive their own fun.
  • The museum was created to provide dynamic experiences. Gallery components change, teaching artists and other activities are brought in so members and visitors can experience and try something new. Check our emails and Facebook page for information.

Be a Great Play Partner Enhance your child’s play and watch them grow before your eyes. It’s easy:

  • Join your child’s story and add challenges or plot twists.
  • Be ok with repetition. It’s how they master their world.
  • Let your child explore freely.

For more tips and resources on play, visit our parent resource center.

Buy, Renew, Give

Buy, Renew or Give a Membership

Upgrade a Membership

  • Add one or two flex members to your membership at the box office during your next visit or by calling 651-225-6000.

Discount Memberships

  • The museum provides scholarship memberships to families with qualifying incomes | All Play Memberships

Donate

  • Support the museum’s mission with a financial contribution. | Make a Donation

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

MEMBER BENEFITS

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Celebrate the New Year at Minnesota Children’s Museum with the entire family.

Early Bird Tickets Available Now

Plus Perks members save BIG
Check your email or call us for details

PRIVATE PLAY TIME!

Members save 25% use code MEMBERPPT at check out.
Must show membership card at check in.

All Play Members save 50% use code ALLPLAYPPT at check out.
Must show membership card at check in.

As a museum member, you can receive discounts at partner retailers and attractions. Be prepared to show your museum membership card and a valid I.D. to receive these discounts.

ACM Reciprocal Network

All members get 50% off admission for up to six guests at participating children’s museums across the U.S. via the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) Reciprocal Network.

ASTC Passport Program

Plus Perks members receive free or discounted admission at participating science centers and museums across the U.S. via the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program*.

Learn more about becoming a Plus Perks member to take advantage of this benefit.

*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.

Tomāto Tomäto Cafe

Save 10% off your purchase at the museum café or store. Just show your membership card or museum member sticker at checkout.

Bell Museum

Receive $5 off an Individual; Dual/Individual Plus; or Household/Grandparents Basic, Plus, or Passport level membership. Discount only available on-site at the Bell Museum.

Candyland Store

Spend $10 or more and get one FREE 4oz bag of Chicago mix popcorn.

Science Museum of Minnesota

Receive $2 off Science Museum admission tickets or $5 off a full price Household or Dual level Science Museum membership.

SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium

Receive $4 off general adult and child admission when using promo code MCM22. Discount valid on-site or online.

The Works Museum

Receive $2 off general admission or $10 off a Family, Dual, Grandparent or Homeschool membership. Discount only valid in person at The Works Museum.

Visit Information
  • Masks optional | Learn More
  • Anyone who is sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or has had a positive test or recent exposure, should not come to the museum

Regular Hours

Sunday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location

10 West Seventh Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-225-6000

Parking

We recommend the World Trade Center Ramp. Bring your ticket to box office for validation at our discounted rate ($7.50 for 3 hours and $1 for each additional 30 minutes.)

The City of Saint Paul also has a parking finder web app.

Public Transit

10th Street Station on the Green Line and numerous bus lines.

Use the Metro Trip Planner from Metro Transit to find the most convenient route.

Spring and Summer Road Construction

Construction projects are underway on freeways in downtown St. Paul and parts of Wabasha Street near the museum.

I-94 and I-35E in both directions will remain open, although the freeways will be reduced at times to two lanes each way.

Some freeway ramps will be closed, including westbound I-94 to Marion Street and westbound I-94 to 12th Street.

Visit the Minnesota Department of Transportation website for more detail about the freeway work.

On Wabasha Street between Kellogg Boulevard and West Seventh Street, crews will be working this spring and summer to install a bike lane and make other improvements. The entrance to the World Trade Center parking ramp off Wabasha Street will remain open. West Seventh Street will remain open in both directions.

Before setting out to the museum, please check 511mn.org or your favorite traffic app for current road conditions.

Google Maps

Lost Cards & Lost Personal Items

  • Replacing lost or stolen membership cards – Call 651-225-6000 or visit the box office
  • Lost and found – 651-225-6000

Follow Us

Contact Us

Membership Details

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.

Household Membership Details

All Play Membership Details

Household Plus Perks Membership Details

All Play Plus Perks Membership Details

Play Tips for Parents

Kid-Powered Play

  • Every exhibit is designed to empower kids to take the lead while growing important skills like critical thinking, creativity, confidence and more.
  • Kids pick their path, create their own stories and drive their own fun.
  • The museum was created to provide dynamic experiences. Gallery components change, teaching artists and other activities are brought in so members and visitors can experience and try something new. Check our emails and Facebook page for information.

Be a Great Play Partner Enhance your child’s play and watch them grow before your eyes. It’s easy:

  • Join your child’s story and add challenges or plot twists.
  • Be ok with repetition. It’s how they master their world.
  • Let your child explore freely.

For more tips and resources on play, visit our parent resource center.

Buy, Renew, Give

Buy, Renew or Give a Membership

Upgrade a Membership

  • Add one or two flex members to your membership at the box office during your next visit or by calling 651-225-6000.

Discount Memberships

  • The museum provides scholarship memberships to families with qualifying incomes | All Play Memberships

Donate

  • Support the museum’s mission with a financial contribution. | Make a Donation

MEMBERSHIP PERKS

We’re celebrating our members all throughout September with special perks including free guest passes, special events and more. September is definitely a must-visit month for members!
 
Bring a Friend All Month: Bring one friend or family member for free every time you visit in September. Free Member Month guests are limited to one per membership per visit. This is in addition to any guest add-ons you may already have on your membership.
 
Members-Only Night: Enjoy exclusive members-only hours, special access to The Amazing Castle and door prizes during Members-Only Night on Saturday, Sept. 24. Reservations required. Plus, bring up to four free guests to the event when you use code MEMBEREVENT at checkout. Click here to reserve your tickets.
 

Members save 25% use code MEMBERPPT at check out.
Must show membership card at check in.

All Play Members save 50% use code ALLPLAYPPT at check out.
Must show membership card at check in.

Member Benefits

As a museum member, you can receive discounts at partner retailers and attractions. Be prepared to show your museum membership card and a valid I.D. to receive these discounts.

ACM Reciprocal Network

All members get 50% off admission for up to six guests at participating children’s museums across the U.S. via the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) Reciprocal Network.

ASTC Passport Program

Plus Perks members receive free or discounted admission at participating science centers and museums across the U.S. via the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program*.

Learn more about becoming a Plus Perks member to take advantage of this benefit.

*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.

Tomāto Tomäto Cafe

Save 10% off your purchase at the museum café or store. Just show your membership card or museum member sticker at checkout.

Bell Museum

Receive $5 off an Individual; Dual/Individual Plus; or Household/Grandparents Basic, Plus, or Passport level membership. Discount only available on-site at the Bell Museum.

Candyland Store

Spend $10 or more and get one FREE 4oz bag of Chicago mix popcorn.

Science Museum of Minnesota

Receive $2 off Science Museum admission tickets or $5 off a full price Household or Dual level Science Museum membership.

SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium

Receive $4 off general adult and child admission when using promo code MCM22. Discount valid on-site or online.

The Works Museum

Receive $2 off general admission or $10 off a Family, Dual, Grandparent or Homeschool membership. Discount only valid in person at The Works Museum.

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