Press Release: Adults Invited to Take Over Minnesota Children’s Museum, Sept. 28
St. Paul, Minn. – Children aren’t the only ones who like to play. Minnesota Children’s Museum is giving 21+ adults the chance to be kids again. The museum is hosting their first adult takeover September 28 from 6 to 10 p.m.
Adults are invited and encouraged to explore the new exhibits – with a beverage of their choice and no kids around. Museum highlights include:
- Spiral slide, netted catwalk and climbing towers in The Scramble
- Laser maze, carpet skate park and green screen climbing wall in Super Awesome Adventures.
- Air-powered ball launchers and wacky car wash in Forces at Play
In addition, the event includes special activities and programs designed to ignite creativity:
- The Theater of Public Policy – Interactive improv
- Can Can Wonderland – Make-and-take art projects
- Barry Kudrowitz – Keynote presentation by this University of Minnesota design prof and master of innovation
There will be cash bar and food available for purchase.
Must be 21 or older to attend.
Tickets are discounted through Sept. 21. Pre-sale tickets are $10 for museum members and $15 for non-members. After Sept. 21, tickets will be $12 for members and $17 for non-members.
The museum is partnering on this event with Leadership St. Paul, a program through Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. The program is designed to raise awareness of the needs and challenges that affect the Saint Paul/East metro region and enhance individual leadership skills with a focus on community stewardship.
About Minnesota Children’s Museum
Minnesota Children’s Museum is dedicated to sparking children’s learning through play. Our vision: “Kids play more. Adults do, too. We thrive as a happier, healthier and more innovative community through the radiant power of play.” The Museum, which first opened in 1981 and moved to downtown St. Paul in 1995, serves more than 460,000 visitors each year at its locations in St. Paul and Rochester, and reaches thousands more across the state through Smart Play Spots, Storyland exhibits and other programs. As the nation’s leading developer of traveling children’s museum exhibits, the Museum is a trailblazer in creating immersive learning environments, reaching more than 10 million children and adults in the United States, Canada and Mexico through the nation’s largest collection of children’s traveling exhibits. The Museum is consistently rated as one of the top children’s museums in the country by national media outlets such as Forbes and Parents and was named as a finalist for an Institute of Museum and Library Services Medal of Service, the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries. Follow Minnesota Children’s Museum on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and visit our Power of Play blog.