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Minnesota Children's Museum


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Special Events

Check out what's new at the Museum!

Special events and activities at Minnesota Children's Museum offer more ways to get your little ones laughing and learning. From music classes to special guest Story Time readers, the Museum's special events keep your kids discovering new experiences with family fun activities year-round.


Special Imagination Corner featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog™

Saturday, October 4 • 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Put on your listening ears! It's a special Imagination Corner followed by a chance to "Paw and Pose" at our Clifford meet & greet.

Special Big Healthy Fun! with Clifford the Big Red Dog™

Saturday, October 4 • 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join us as we stretch, wiggle and shake our bones in a special Big Healthy Fun! with Clifford.

Super Pet Saturday

Saturday, October 18 • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Dog Tales: 10 - 11 a.m.

Encourage your child's love of reading in a comfortable environment reading a favorite book to a therapy dog from the Pals on Paws chapter of Therapy Dogs International at the Museum.

FutureVet Presentation: 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

After stopping in to practice reading with therapy dogs during Dog Tales, bring your animal lovers to FutureVet at 11:30 a.m. to meet a veterinarian and a friendly therapy dog “patient.” Learn about choosing and caring for pets at home and about how veterinarians care for pets in their work. The program will conclude with a mini-graduation complete with goodie bag, diploma and stethoscope for each child (while supplies last).
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Members-only Halloween Party

Wednesday, October 29 & Thursday, October 30 • 5 - 9 p.m.

Celebrate Halloween in a warm and safe environment at the Museum! Members and their guests can trick-or-treat throughout Our World, discover animals at night in Earth World, make trail mix to snack on, create a frightfully fun Halloween-themed art project and meet Clifford The Big Red Dog™.

Admission is $6 per member and $7 per member guest. Registration is recommended and space is limited. Pre-party Meal option available. SAVE $1 on each ticket when you register by October 17. Register online or call 651-225-6000 today!

Voted BEST INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT for babies & preschoolers by MN Parent magazine


Voted BEST CHILDREN’S MUSEUM three years in a row by Nickelodeon’s Parents Connect


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