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Make Play a Priority This Summer

Make Play a Priority This Summer

Summer camps, sports practices, music lessons and maybe a road trip or two. Is your family’s summer schedule getting crowded? It’s a good time to remember to carve out time for good old-fashioned play – getting dirty, goofing off and making up your own rules.

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In Town for Spring Break? Check Out Our New Experiences

In Town for Spring Break? Check Out Our New Experiences

We have lots of exciting activities for visitors of all ages in March and April that can make your spring break extra fun. Enjoy our popular permanent exhibits like our four-story climber, laser maze and wacky car wash, and check out our new experiences all in one fun-packed trip to the to the museum.

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Cosmic Junkyard: Blast Off Into Fun & Learning

Cosmic Junkyard: Blast Off Into Fun & Learning

A Cosmic Junkyard has landed in the Imaginopolis gallery, and it’s providing out of this world fun for kids of all ages! Visitors can play, build and create their own stories in this new experience using materials that look like cosmic debris while surrounded by the sights and sounds of space.

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Cosmic Junkyard Coming to Imaginopolis

Cosmic Junkyard Coming to Imaginopolis

Get ready for an out of this world experience! Imaginopolis is turning into a cosmic junkyard, giving visitors a chance to play, build and create their own stories using materials that look like cosmic debris while surrounded by the sights and sounds of space.

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6 Questions with Dr. Nathan, Jenny & Nchare Chomilo

6 Questions with Dr. Nathan, Jenny & Nchare Chomilo

For about a year now, two-year old Nchare and his parents – Dr. Nathan and Jenny Chomilo – have been members of Minnesota Children’s Museum. We were excited to hear from this family of medical professionals about their experience as museum members and what play means to them. We recently asked them some questions and we love their answers.

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