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Bremer First Free Sunday in Rochester

Thanks to our partnership with Bremer Bank, once a month, kids can truly play freely at Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester. Admission is free on the first Sunday of every month between noon and 4 p.m. “We are delighted to support Minnesota Children’s Museum and... read more

Learning Through Play

Academic vs. Play-Based Education Educational curricula such as No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, and the Common Core State Standards have prompted a switch toward more academic-based education for our American youngsters. While these programs may have good... read more

Finnish Students: Happiest, High Scorers who Play!

After consistently scoring high on international education tests, all eyes have been on Finland. But that’s not the only thing they have been scoring high on. Finland has a high overall happiness rating amongst its students, and they also provide ample time for play.... read more

Healthy Food at the Museum (But You Can’t Eat It!)

Yes! We’re talking carrots, but… Have you dined recently in Mini Our World? Gone are the plastic foods! We’re updating this favorite exhibit with something more sustainable. What that means for us are toys that will stand the test of thousands of kids at... read more

Imagination Station Drop-In Activities @Rochester

Hands On Creativity with Art Enjoy the process of creating! Give your imagination a workout and come visit Imagination Station. These special drop-in activities in our classroom are always available and bound to get your creative juices flowing. Imagination Station... read more

Subscribe, Download or Bookmark our New Calendar @ St. Paul!

Our website’s new calendar system makes it easier than ever to plan your day of play with us. When you scroll down the main page, you’ll notice ‘View More‘ which takes you to our monthly calendar with all of our events listed. This includes everything from... read more
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