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Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota

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Wow what a pleasant surprise

Had to kill some time with a couple 11 year olds and found this place on line. It is small but so... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Edina, Minnesota
via mobile

Close to downtown and parking was little difficult. Otherwise, kids enjoyed the Museum and it was... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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The Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota is full of opportunities for discovery, development, and hands-on play. The Museum is many things: a mission, a place, and an organization -- but it is entirely devoted to serving children, families, and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
224 Lamm St, Mankato, MN 56001-2305
+1 507-386-0279
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Had to kill some time with a couple 11 year olds and found this place on line. It is small but so well done with plenty of exhibits to last a couple hours. The farm to table cafe and the rope climber were highlights but...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Close to downtown and parking was little difficult. Otherwise, kids enjoyed the Museum and it was very informative too. Ours was short stay so could not fully spare more time, Sure to come back next time

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This is the place to be for fun and educational opportunities in the same place. It’s even better in the summertime

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness where do I start? There's so much for young and old alike to do here. So many opportunities for Littles for sensory, gross motor, fine motor, etc. What a great facility!

Thank schwambergershelley
Reviewed 7 December 2017

There were sure lots of kids there the day we went. Our Grandson has a great time everytime he visits. So much for them to do and they can learn lots of things there too.

Thank karenwY6750WL
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is by far one of the best places for kids to go and enjoy and play and explore. The grandkids have ranked it the top choice when we have a rainy day or even a day not filled with other activities.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

$$$$$ I think that it is overpriced for what it is. after the first visit when everything is new it just becomes an expensive playroom. If your child(ren) are at school age and play well with others they will LOVE it but you will probably...More

1  Thank LemkeF1
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I took 3 granddaughters to this amazing place- a first for all of us. The girls, ages 8&9 loved every minute, especially the tree fort, painting wall, garden/farm area, and sculpting. We were there for 2 hours, left for lunch because a section we wanted...More

1  Thank Connie S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Our 2.5-year-old absolutely loved the time we spent here: we were here for 4 hours, but she would have easily stayed longer if naptime hadn't set in. ;) Particular favorites were the Betsy/Tacy-themed Play Porch (lots of toy babies to rock/push around + books to...More

Thank Jenna V
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I visited in June, 2017 with my three children (ages 9, 6, 2). They loved the museum and its hands-on activities. While it's not as large as the Children's Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul, it's also less crowded. The two museums have a few...More

2  Thank Christopher A
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