My kids have grown up visiting the Minnesota Children’s Museum. We’ve seen everything from Thomas & Friends and Choo Choo Bob to the all-new remodel in 2017 including the Scramble, laser tag and the ever-changing exhibits.
There’s always SO much to do and see at the museum! Right now they have a “Wild Kratts: Creature Power” exhibit through May 2019, and they just updated Imaginopolis with this “cosmic junkyard!”
As a Play Advocate for the Minnesota Children’s Museum for the past few years, I’ve gotten the inside scoop about their remodel as well as upcoming exhibits and special events, like Adults@Play, and I’ve shared them with you. In being a Play Advocate, I’ve learned the importance of play not just for kids but for everybody, and the Minnesota Children’s Museum has created a wonderful place for everyone to play together.
And there are ways for everyone to play together, regardless of their budget.
And as a frugal mom who loves to share deals with you, I am excited to share that there are MANY ways to save on admission to the Minnesota Children’s Museum. There are also ways to visit for free! You may be aware of them, but if not, here they are:
5 Ways to Save Minnesota Children’s Museum
Admission is regularly $12.95 per person ages 1-101.
- $2 off admission with my EXCLUSIVE code TCFM when you order tickets online! No limit. https://mcm.org/wp/visit/
- Free Second Saturday rides! Get FREE transportation to the museum on a Metro Transit bus, and save $2 on admission when you show your free ride pass at the door.
- Macy’s Play Dates- Free museum admission for Macy’s cardholders from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Non-cardholders receive $2 off admission from 1p.m. – 4 p.m. (These days are offered a few times per year.)
- Get FREE admission on the third Sunday of the month thanks to Target.
- Get FREE admission for up to 2 through the Melsa smARTPass program (when available). Just sign in online with your library card and you can free passes to places around the metro including the Minnesota Children’s Museum.
- Limited income families can receive free and reduced-priced admission through the “Play for All” Program! Minnesota Children’s Museum in St. Paul provides free and reduced-priced family memberships to low-income and foster care families and is available to any family living at or below 200% of the poverty level. More info on their website.
- Also, occasionally Groupon has discounts for admission. Watch my site for updates!
Note that they’re closed Mondays (except for some during the year).
10 West Seventh Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
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