Hours & Admission

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday
9:30am - 9:00pm
Friday
9:30am - 9:00pm
Saturday
9:30am - 9:00pm
Sunday
9:30am - 5:00pm

Admission

Members always receive free museum admission and major discounts on special exhibitions.

Save more as a member

Omnitheater + Museum Admission

Adult

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $20

Child (4-12)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $17

Child (0-3)

FREE

Senior (60+)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $17

Discounts

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more save off our regular tickets prices, receive no service fees, and have the option to hold tickets unpaid (while you organize your group) and finalize number and payment closer to your museum visit.

Admission Prices

Rates are only available by calling (651) 221-9444 or (800) 221-9444 in advance. Group tickets may be purchased either for a specific date and time or as an advance admission voucher redeemable anytime at the Box Office.

Mummies + Omnitheater + Museum
Adult: $25
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $19

Mummies + Museum
Adult: $19
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $13

Omnitheater + Museum Admission
Adult: $17
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $14

Omnitheater Only
Adult: $7
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $6

Museum Admission Only
Adult: $11
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $8

Group Tour Lunch Menu Options

Groups can choose to:

  • Dine on their own at our on-site locations: Elements Café, Chomp, or Java Lab.
  • Order Element Bucks food vouchers in advance to dine at our on-site locations.
  • Order box lunches in advance.

View the Group Tour Lunch Menu.
Download the Group Tour Lunch Order Form.

Limited Income Discounts

Limited Income Discounts

Admission Prices

Mummies + Omnitheater + Museum: $9
Mummies + Museum: $7
Omnitheater + Museum Admission: $5
Museum Admission Only: $3

To qualify: You must be at least 18 and enrolled in one or more of the following: TANF, MFIP, WIC, General Assistance, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Benefits, Food Stamps, Section 8, or Free/Reduced Price School Meals.

To apply: Present your photo ID and one of the following documents at the museum box office:

  • EBT card
  • Medical assistance card (includes MinnesotaCare)
  • Section 8 document
  • WIC folder
  • Supplemental Security Income verification
  • Social Security Disability Benefits verification
  • Free/reduced school meal approval
  • RCA card (Refugee Cash Assistance)
  • General Assistance verification

 

Reduced rates for community organizations
Nonprofit 501(c)3 agencies primarily serving a limited-income audience may be eligible to bring groups for the identical rate as above except for special exhibitions. Limit 50 tickets per visit; group rates apply beyond 50 tickets. Call (651) 221-9444 for more information.

Preschool Playdates

Preschool Playdates

Visit with your preschool-age children between 10 a.m. - noon on Tuesdays, and take part in a special promotion that will keep little hands busy and little minds buzzing!

Discount

Purchase a regular price adult ticket and receive a free child admission (ages 5 and under).

During Playdates, you’ll receive:

  • Museum admission, packed with hands-on fun.
  • Make & Take creations: Your child will use their imagination to engineer a project we have developed especially for them!
  • Special theater programs and demonstrations designed just for preschoolers.
  • Parents guide to preschool activities and accommodations throughout the museum, including an introduction to our Collectors’ Corner trading post.
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum members receive free Science Museum admission during Playdates.

* Please note that this package price does not combine with other offers or discounts and is not available for groups of 15 or more. If you'd like to attend an Omnitheater film, you can add one for a small fee.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Need a break from your homework? Looking for a unique date experience? Want to do something fun with friends on a student budget?

Bring your ID

Simply present your valid student ID at our Box Office after on Fridays after 5 p.m. to receive discounted museum pricing.

Admission Prices

Tickets must be purchased in person for the discount to apply. Student discounts do not apply to tickets purchased online.

Omnitheater + Museum Admission (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $12
Omnitheater Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6
Museum Admission Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6

Museum Admission Only

Adult

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $13

Child (4-12)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $10

Child (0-3)

FREE

Senior (60+)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $10

Discounts

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more save off our regular tickets prices, receive no service fees, and have the option to hold tickets unpaid (while you organize your group) and finalize number and payment closer to your museum visit.

Admission Prices

Rates are only available by calling (651) 221-9444 or (800) 221-9444 in advance. Group tickets may be purchased either for a specific date and time or as an advance admission voucher redeemable anytime at the Box Office.

Mummies + Omnitheater + Museum
Adult: $25
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $19

Mummies + Museum
Adult: $19
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $13

Omnitheater + Museum Admission
Adult: $17
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $14

Omnitheater Only
Adult: $7
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $6

Museum Admission Only
Adult: $11
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $8

Group Tour Lunch Menu Options

Groups can choose to:

  • Dine on their own at our on-site locations: Elements Café, Chomp, or Java Lab.
  • Order Element Bucks food vouchers in advance to dine at our on-site locations.
  • Order box lunches in advance.

View the Group Tour Lunch Menu.
Download the Group Tour Lunch Order Form.

Limited Income Discounts

Limited Income Discounts

Admission Prices

Mummies + Omnitheater + Museum: $9
Mummies + Museum: $7
Omnitheater + Museum Admission: $5
Museum Admission Only: $3

To qualify: You must be at least 18 and enrolled in one or more of the following: TANF, MFIP, WIC, General Assistance, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Benefits, Food Stamps, Section 8, or Free/Reduced Price School Meals.

To apply: Present your photo ID and one of the following documents at the museum box office:

  • EBT card
  • Medical assistance card (includes MinnesotaCare)
  • Section 8 document
  • WIC folder
  • Supplemental Security Income verification
  • Social Security Disability Benefits verification
  • Free/reduced school meal approval
  • RCA card (Refugee Cash Assistance)
  • General Assistance verification

 

Reduced rates for community organizations
Nonprofit 501(c)3 agencies primarily serving a limited-income audience may be eligible to bring groups for the identical rate as above except for special exhibitions. Limit 50 tickets per visit; group rates apply beyond 50 tickets. Call (651) 221-9444 for more information.

Preschool Playdates

Preschool Playdates

Visit with your preschool-age children between 10 a.m. - noon on Tuesdays, and take part in a special promotion that will keep little hands busy and little minds buzzing!

Discount

Purchase a regular price adult ticket and receive a free child admission (ages 5 and under).

During Playdates, you’ll receive:

  • Museum admission, packed with hands-on fun.
  • Make & Take creations: Your child will use their imagination to engineer a project we have developed especially for them!
  • Special theater programs and demonstrations designed just for preschoolers.
  • Parents guide to preschool activities and accommodations throughout the museum, including an introduction to our Collectors’ Corner trading post.
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum members receive free Science Museum admission during Playdates.

* Please note that this package price does not combine with other offers or discounts and is not available for groups of 15 or more. If you'd like to attend an Omnitheater film, you can add one for a small fee.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Need a break from your homework? Looking for a unique date experience? Want to do something fun with friends on a student budget?

Bring your ID

Simply present your valid student ID at our Box Office after on Fridays after 5 p.m. to receive discounted museum pricing.

Admission Prices

Tickets must be purchased in person for the discount to apply. Student discounts do not apply to tickets purchased online.

Omnitheater + Museum Admission (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $12
Omnitheater Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6
Museum Admission Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6

Omnitheater Only

Adult

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $9.95

Child (4-12)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $8.95

Child (0-3)

FREE

Senior (60+)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $8.95

Discounts

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more save off our regular tickets prices, receive no service fees, and have the option to hold tickets unpaid (while you organize your group) and finalize number and payment closer to your museum visit.

Admission Prices

Rates are only available by calling (651) 221-9444 or (800) 221-9444 in advance. Group tickets may be purchased either for a specific date and time or as an advance admission voucher redeemable anytime at the Box Office.

Mummies + Omnitheater + Museum
Adult: $25
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $19

Mummies + Museum
Adult: $19
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $13

Omnitheater + Museum Admission
Adult: $17
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $14

Omnitheater Only
Adult: $7
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $6

Museum Admission Only
Adult: $11
Child (4-12), Senior (60+): $8

Group Tour Lunch Menu Options

Groups can choose to:

  • Dine on their own at our on-site locations: Elements Café, Chomp, or Java Lab.
  • Order Element Bucks food vouchers in advance to dine at our on-site locations.
  • Order box lunches in advance.

View the Group Tour Lunch Menu.
Download the Group Tour Lunch Order Form.

Limited Income Discounts

Limited Income Discounts

Admission Prices

Mummies + Omnitheater + Museum: $9
Mummies + Museum: $7
Omnitheater + Museum Admission: $5
Museum Admission Only: $3

To qualify: You must be at least 18 and enrolled in one or more of the following: TANF, MFIP, WIC, General Assistance, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Benefits, Food Stamps, Section 8, or Free/Reduced Price School Meals.

To apply: Present your photo ID and one of the following documents at the museum box office:

  • EBT card
  • Medical assistance card (includes MinnesotaCare)
  • Section 8 document
  • WIC folder
  • Supplemental Security Income verification
  • Social Security Disability Benefits verification
  • Free/reduced school meal approval
  • RCA card (Refugee Cash Assistance)
  • General Assistance verification

 

Reduced rates for community organizations
Nonprofit 501(c)3 agencies primarily serving a limited-income audience may be eligible to bring groups for the identical rate as above except for special exhibitions. Limit 50 tickets per visit; group rates apply beyond 50 tickets. Call (651) 221-9444 for more information.

Preschool Playdates

Preschool Playdates

Visit with your preschool-age children between 10 a.m. - noon on Tuesdays, and take part in a special promotion that will keep little hands busy and little minds buzzing!

Discount

Purchase a regular price adult ticket and receive a free child admission (ages 5 and under).

During Playdates, you’ll receive:

  • Museum admission, packed with hands-on fun.
  • Make & Take creations: Your child will use their imagination to engineer a project we have developed especially for them!
  • Special theater programs and demonstrations designed just for preschoolers.
  • Parents guide to preschool activities and accommodations throughout the museum, including an introduction to our Collectors’ Corner trading post.
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum members receive free Science Museum admission during Playdates.

* Please note that this package price does not combine with other offers or discounts and is not available for groups of 15 or more. If you'd like to attend an Omnitheater film, you can add one for a small fee.