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⚬ 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
⚬ Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test required to enter museum café | Learn More
⚬ Anyone who is sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should not come to the museum
Ongoing COVID-19 Precautions
Masks are required for all visitors age 5 and older, whether they are vaccinated or not.
Masks strongly encouraged for children ages 2 to 4.
Visitors age 5 and older must show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test to enter museum café | Learn more
The health and safety of our staff and visitors is our top priority. We have:
- Enhanced our procedures for cleaning and sanitizing all museum spaces
- Put up Plexiglass barriers in the box office and security desk area
- Installed additional hand sanitizer stations throughout the museum
- Removed or modified some experiences, including face painting and air play
- Upgraded air filters and created new protocol for monitoring air flow
- Created process for staff wellness checks to be performed daily
Do I have to wear a mask?
Will the café and store be open?
The café and store are open with additional sanitizing, social distancing and other precautions in place. The menu and hours may be limited.
In addition, under an order from the City of Saint Paul related to indoor dining, anyone ages 5 and older must show proof of vaccination or a negative test before entering any place food and beverages are sold and consumed. This includes the museum’s café. Learn more.
Do you have quieter spaces for resting, nursing, etc.?
Do you have restrooms and changing rooms available?
Are there lockers available?
Does the museum have WiFi?
Can I bring a stroller into the museum?
What should I wear/pack?
This is a playful space where children and adults alike can play throughout the museum. To get the most out of your experience, we suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes and bringing:
A mask – All visitors age 5 and older are required to wear a mask while at the museum. Please plan to bring one from home.
Extra clothes and shoes – While raincoats are available, children often get wet in our Forces at Play and Sprouts exhibits. We recommend bringing an extra pair of shoes and a change of clothing. Socks are required for playing in The Scramble.
Sunscreen – Two of our galleries are located outside.
May I drop off my children at the museum?
What galleries and experiences will be open and closed?
What age range does the museum serve?
For older kids:
The Studio – A maker space with real tools and authentic materials
Super Awesome Adventures – Carpet skating, laser maze and green-screen climbing wall
For 3 and under:
Sprouts – Joyful landscape of discovery with its own water tables
Tot Spots – Many exhibits have an area designed specifically for our youngest visitors
Will outdoors spaces be open?
Will the water features be open? Are there special safety precautions in place?
How often do you clean the museum and the props?
Can I apply the price of admission to a membership?
Can I book a party or field trip?
Do you have support materials for children with different abilities?
Do you have a lost and found?