Masks required for visitors ages 5 and older. Proof of vaccination NOT REQUIRED for museum admission. Proof of vaccination or negative test required to enter museum café. | Learn more

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
  • All exhibits open for play
  • Masks are required for all visitors age 5 and older, whether they are vaccinated or unvaccinated
  • Masks are strongly encouraged for kids ages 2 to 4
  • Must show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test to enter museum café | Learn More
  • Anyone who is sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should not come to the museum

Regular Hours

Sunday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
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.

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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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

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.

Tomāto Tomäto Cafe

Museum members get a 10% discount. Just show museum member sticker.

Walker Art Center

$10 off any level of basic Walker Membership. Please call the Member Line at 612.375.7655 to redeem this offer.

Bell Museum

The Bell Museum offers a $5 membership discount to current Minnesota Children Museum members on all Individual; Dual/Individual Plus; and Household/Grandparents Basic, Plus, and Passport Membership Levels. Discount available on-site at the Bell Museum. Museum members show current membership card for on-site purchases. Discount cannot be combined with other promotional offers.

Candyland Store

Spend $10 or more & get one FREE 4oz Bag of Chicago Mix®.

SEA LIFE® Minnesota Aquarium

$4 off general adult and child SEA LIFE Aquarium at Mall of America admission. Not valid with any other discounts, offers, combo tickets, or online tickets. Code: MCM18

The Works Museum

The Works Museum: Receive $2 off general admission or $10 off family, dual, grandparent, or homeschool family memberships with your membership card. Show your valid MCM member card at our front desk to receive your discount.

kiddywampus

Receive 10% off any regular priced item. Must show valid Minnesota Children’s Museum membership card at time of purchase.

Science Museum of Minnesota

Receive $2 off Science Museum tickets, or $10 off a full-price Household or Dual level Science Museum Membership. Must show valid Minnesota Children’s Museum membership card. Discounts not available online.

Membership Basics

Overview

  • Free admission for one year
  • 10 percent discount at museum café and store
  • Discounts at partner retailers and attractions
  • 50 percent off admission for up to six people at children’s museums across the U.S. (Passport and above level memberships)

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Visit Info

Regular Hours

Sunday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
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.

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

Membership Tools

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
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.

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