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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

The exhibit provides a great blend of fun and learning, featuring interactive STEM experiences for kids ages 3 to 9. Visitors make investigations and observations, and apply what they learn to complete missions and challenges centered around the lives of animals and their creature powers.
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Drawn to Drawing … and More!

Drawn to Drawing … and More!

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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Hear from Three Amazing Authors

Hear from Three Amazing Authors

You asked. We answered. Many visitors have requested drawing materials in The Studio in the Target Gallery. So we recently unveiled “Drawn to Drawing”. This new experience:
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Winter Break = Family Fun at the Museum

Winter Break = Family Fun at the Museum

Join us on Monday, Jan. 21 to hear from three local children’s book authors! Visitors who participate in this special reading event will receive copies of the books (while supplies last) and authors will be available to sign books and take pictures.We’ve partnered with the NCAA Read to the Final Four Initiative
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