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Minnesota Children's Museum


Photo of child learning in Arthur exhibit

Photo of child learning in Arthur exhibit

Broken? Fix it!

Arthur's™ World

Now – September 27, 2015

Spark a love for literacy in an immersive adventure through Arthur’s World. The beloved PBS KIDS TV show comes alive as kids explore Elwood City alongside Arthur, Buster, and friends. Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.

Activities include:

  • Appear on TV with Arthur, Buster, and D.W.
  • Take Baby Kate on a stroll through Elwood City
  • Explore life under a microscope in Mr. Ratburn’s classroom
  • Cook up a Grandma Thora special in the Read kitchen
  • Discover your inner librarian at the Town Library
  • Challenge Arthur and friends in a spelling bee

Arthur's™ World
 © 2015 The Children's Museum of Boston, WGBH and Marc Brown. All underlying Arthur materials, including all artwork, border designs, setting for Arthur books, and Arthur characters are trademarks of Marc Brown's and are used with the permission of Marc Brown and WGBH.

Broken? Fix it!

Now – September 7, 2015

Kapow! Be a can-do kid by taking a crack at fixing gaps and flats. Broken? Fix it! is a hands-on, immersive exhibit that encourages visitors to roll up their sleeves and use some elbow grease to learn how to repair the cracked, the shattered and the broken.

  • Figure out why the car thumps and clangs
  • Get a bike rolling again
  • Repair a doll and fix a train track
  • Match tools to tasks
  • Share family stories in the “Truth Booth”

Sponsored locally by

Think Bank


The U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services is a national sponsor of the Broken? Fix it! exhibit.

Broken? Fix it! was created by the Long Island Children’s Museum.

Riverworks Discovery®: A Journey of Exploration

Now – September 27, 2015

RiverWorks Discovery brings America’s inland waterways to life by weaving the rich, complex story of the Mississippi River with fun, hands-on experiences that engage families in the commerce, culture and conservation of our mighty river.

  • Test your knowledge about the Mississippi
  • Uncover the importance of rivers during early trade
  • Explore river transportation both past and present
  • Unlock the mystery behind “locks” and dams
  • Tap into the wonder of water cycles

Sponsored locally by

Cargill McKnight Foundation
Additional support comes from Saint Paul Port Authority and Upper River Services.
A traveling exhibit of the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium and the National Rivers Hall of Fame.


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Voted BEST INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT for babies & preschoolers by MN Parent magazine
Voted TOP 10 BEST CHILDREN'S MUSEUM in the United States

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