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Minnesota Children's Museum



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Volunteer to Play!

Donate Your Time to Minnesota's Future

Spark children’s learning through play by volunteering at Minnesota Children’s Museum! Discover how you can make a positive impact on children and their families and support the Museum by giving your time in one of the many available volunteer positions.

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

There are a variety of ways for you to get involved and volunteer at Minnesota Children's Museum! Whether you'd prefer to lead art activities in the classroom, play in the galleries or assist behind the scenes in the office, we have a great opportunity for you to spark children’s learning through play Minnesota Children's Museum.

Learn more about adult volunteer opportunities and complete an application.

Youth Volunteer Opportunities

High school students can PLAY, LEARN and SERVE at Minnesota Children's Museum by joining our Play Team. This is a great opportunity for teens to have fun, gain experience and give back to our community.

Learn more about youth volunteer opportunities and complete an application.


Minnesota Children’s Museum offers a variety of unique internships that are an opportunity for you to gain practical experience and develop workplace skills. Internships at the Museum are part-time (about 10 hours per week for 10 to 12 weeks). About 12 positions are available during each term and there are four terms each year. Applicants typically have completed at least one year of college and must be at least 18 years old.

In general, sessions are structured as follows. See the link below for application deadlines and session dates.

Session                                         Approximate Application Deadline
Summer: June - August                  March
Fall: September - December          July
Winter: January - May                    November

Learn more about internship opportunities and complete an application.

Questions? Contact us at 651-225-6046 or email Volunteering/Internships online.

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