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Drawn to Drawing … and More!

Drawn to Drawing … and More!

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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Hear from Three Amazing Authors

Hear from Three Amazing Authors

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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Winter Break = Family Fun at the Museum

Winter Break = Family Fun at the Museum

With kids home from school for a week or two, are you looking for things to do? Look no further! A trip to Minnesota Children’s Museum offers something for everyone in your family. Our exhibits are designed to give kids and families a variety of activities and experiences that let kids explore their interests and build skills like confidence, coordination, creativity and critical thinking.

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Dynamic Duo: Erica & Sloane

Dynamic Duo: Erica & Sloane

Erica Sunde and her nearly two-year-old daughter Sloane received a museum membership as a gift about a year ago. It’s been a gift that keeps on giving as it has provided this dynamic duo with unlimited fun for a whole year.

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Meet Taj, aka “Ukulele Dad”

Meet Taj, aka “Ukulele Dad”

Our members are like family to us. We get to meet them and see them on a regular basis and watch their families and kids grow. It’s one of the best parts about working here. We occasionally get the chance to highlight some of our members and the unique personalities and talents they bring to our community. One member who all of our staff know is Taj or, as he’s affectionately known around here, “Ukulele Dad.”

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7 Questions with Member Erica Villanueva

7 Questions with Member Erica Villanueva

Erica Villanueva and her family have been members of Minnesota Children’s Museum for at least three years. We recently asked Erica some questions about her family, their experiences at the museum and what play means to them. We loved her answers!

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Games Have Taken Over The Landing

Games Have Taken Over The Landing

Giant games, board games, an interactive dancing game have taken over The Landing just in time for the cold winter months. The museum developed this experience in collaboration with the Center for Hmong Arts & Talent (CHAT), which provided content ideas, visual design elements and overall input and consultation.

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