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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.

NOVEMBER

Seeing Everyday Places Showing

Saturday, November 1 • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

“Seeing Everyday Places” thoughts and ideas created by Reggio Inspired Network of Minnesota members will be on display at the Museum.

Mini Med UMN Event

Saturday, November 8 • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join UMN Minnesota’s Future Doctors and UMN Pharmacy School for this "Be a doctor for a day" event with pre-med students from the University of Minnesota’s Future Doctors group and Pharmacy students. Your budding scientists will be able to explore real medical tools and learn about keeping your body healthy during this fun hands-on event.

Special Imagination Corner with Clifford The Big Red Dog™

Sunday, November 9 • 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a special Big Red Imagination Corner with a visit from Clifford!

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

Sunday, November 9 • 11:30 a.m.

Get a daily dose of healthy, physical fun during this energetic and lively large motor play activity and enjoy a visit from Clifford!  

Presented by 

Lil Breather's Yoga

Tuesday, November 11 • 9:30 a.m.

Join special guest Sarah Gillan Fischer in the Atrium as she leads families in yoga specifically designed with children in mind. Start your day with some relaxing stretches and mind calming moves. 

Super Pet Saturday

Saturday, November 15 • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Dog Tales: 10 – 11 a.m.

Encourage your child's love of reading in a comfortable environment as she reads 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 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).

Sponsored by Banfield

Robotics Day

Saturday, November 15 • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Teen robotics groups from around the Twin Cities will be bringing their robots for hands-on robotics fun.

Special Meet & Greet with Clifford The Big Red Dog™

Sunday, November 23 • 2:30 – 3 p.m.

Bring your camera and join us for a visit from Clifford The Big Red Dog.

Special Meet & Greet with Clifford The Big Red Dog™

Sunday, November 30 • 2:30 – 3 p.m.

Bring your camera and join us for a visit from Clifford The Big Red Dog.

DECEMBER

Fidgety Fairytales

Sunday, December 7

Join us in the Great Big Room on the first floor behind the Box Office.

Macy’s Play Date

Tuesday, December 9 • 1 – 4 p.m.

Macy’s cardholders receive FREE admission from 1 - 4 p.m. only. Non-card holders receive $2 OFF general admission during the same time period. All attendees can enjoy a free snack and special activity.

Dog Tales

Saturday, December 20 • 10 – 11 a.m.

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

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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