Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota

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  • $8 per person; free for children 12 months and under. Annual memberships starting at $108 for the whole family.


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Other Date Information

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 am - 4:30 pm Thursday: 9 am - 7 pm Saturday and Sunday: 9 am - 4 pm Mondays: 9 am - 4:30 pm (June 3 - August 26)

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: LEED Silver Certification
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Water Conservation/Wastewater Mgmt Plan
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices
  • Organic or Local Food & Beverage Choices

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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  1. 5th Annual Harvest Festival

    5th Annual Harvest Festival

    224 Lamm Street
    Mankato, MN 56001
    Call: (507) 386-0279

    Check out the 5th annual Harvest Festival, a celebration of everything-fall! Make memories at the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota while you play and learn about harvest and fall traditions. Explore a toddler straw maze, play with corn and soybeans, meet farm animals, and make sure to participate in a variety of special programs and events.

    Check out the Museum's website for more information about individual programs, such as Ag Afternoon, Harvest Hoedown, Owls in Minnesota, Wheat to Bread, Pets & Vets, Pet EXPO visit, and more.

    On October 5, check out the Tractor Alley, a free outdoor event!

  2. Harvest Festival

    Harvest Festival

    224 Lamm Street
    Mankato, MN 56001
    Call: (507) 386-0279

    Make memories at the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota! Join us for the fifth annual Harvest Festival and see farm animals, learn about crops, explore the toddler straw maze, and more.

  3. Special Needs Accessibility Playtime

    Special Needs Accessibility Playtime

    224 Lamm Street
    Mankato, MN 56001
    Call: (507) 386-0279

    Children with special needs or sensory challenges and their families are invited to a playdate at the Museum on Friday, January 18, during a time when fewer visitors will be present.

    To help prepare your child for this playtime, check out the Museum's social story:

Meetings & Conferences

  • Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
  • Meetings Website
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 1
  • Exhibit Space (sq ft): 11,000

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