Things to do in SAINT PAUL with kids

St. Paul in Minnesota is one of the two “Twin Cities” - but this city holds it’s own as a GREAT city to take kids for that family day out!

Perched on that mighty Mississippi River, St. Paul has everything you could want, for kids of any age. Museums? Tick! The Minnesota Children’s Museum is where kids can splash, crawl, push and pull…in a museum? You bet! It’s brilliantly interactive and fun!  The Science Museum introduces kids to all things…you guessed it…science, and the Minnesota Museum of American Art is perfect for those creatives who want to explore the art world even more.

Got active kids that need some FUN! How about 18,200 sq. ft of indoor climbing at Vertical Endeavors, or let them bounce the day away at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park! 

A zoo with a golf course, a pool and a carousel? Birds of prey and farm animals? St. Paul has them too at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, and the Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center!

Come rain, hail or shine, get out and enjoy that family day out in this amazing city!

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  • Minnesota Childrens Museum

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    (1 miles) Saint Paul

    A fun and interactive children's museum which offers a vast range of open ended, hands on experiments and experiences for kids of all ages - learn through playing in Minnesota!

  • The Mississippi

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    (1 miles) Saint Paul

    Established in 1988, the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area includes 72 miles of the Mississippi River stretching from the cities of Dayton and Ramsey to just south of Hastings. One of ...

  • Minnesota Transportation Museum

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    (1 miles) St. Paul

    A fascinating and interactive look into the history of transportation, where kids can enjoy a train or caboose ride!

  • Minnesota Museum of American Art

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    (1 miles) St Paul

    The MMAA was founded as an art school in 1927, when it formally incorporated as The Saint Paul School of Art. Collecting works of art, for instructional purposes, began in the late 1930's. Over time, ...

  • Science Museum of Minnesota

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    (1 miles) Saint Paul

    The Science Museum of Minnesota, founded in 1907, is a large regional science museum located on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul. One of the many fun family places to go if ...

  • Museum of Questionable Medical Devices

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    (1 miles) St Paul

    Devious Displays of Quackery, Fraud, Deceit and Deception -- the largest collection of medical chicanery and mayhem ever assembled under one roof. Step right up !!

  • Vertical Endeavors St Paul

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    (1 miles) St Paul

    Over 18,200 square feet of climbing surfaces, making Vertical Endeavors one of the largest indoor rock climbing facilities in the world! And its fun!

  • Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

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    (4 miles) Saint Paul

    The attractions located here include the zoo, the conservatory, an amusement park, a carousel, Lake Como, a golf course, a pool and more. The park receives more than 2.5 million visitors annually. ...

  • Cafesjian Carousel

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    (4 miles) St Paul

    Operated by volunteers in St. Paul's Como Park, this 68-horse carousel was built in 1914 and rescued from auction in 1988.

  • The Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center

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    (4 miles) West Saint Paul

    With farm animals, birds of prey and a mass of natural local wildlife, they have been teaching and enthralling kids for over forty years. Plus orchard, bee apiary and special events.

  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park St Paul

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    (6 miles) Oakdale

    Their patented style of fun with trampoline covered floors and walls provided high level angular bounces kids can't get enough of. Session types include open jump, 3D Dodgeball and SkyRobics fitness ...

  • Minnehaha Regional Park

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    (6 miles) Minneapolis

    Visit one of the first state parks created in the USA in Minneapolis, with historical sites, gardens, waterfalls, and fun activities!

  • Monkey House

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    (7 miles) White Bear Lake

    Indoor fun in Minnesota with 5000 sq ft of indoor play filled with bounce houses, an obstacle course, slide, rings, swings, foam pit and more!

  • Bell Museum of Natural History

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    (7 miles) Minneapolis

    The Bell Museum of Natural History is a portal to experiences that bring people closer to the natural world. It is a small, personable place with big ideas, an historic state treasure, and a landmark ...

  • Weisman Art Museum

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    (7 miles) Minneapolis

    An art filled day for those creative and museum loving families.

  • Lookout Ridge Indoor Playground

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    (8 miles) Woodbury

    A state of the art indoor playground in Central Park in Minnesota for kids under 12 years!

  • Good Times Park

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    (8 miles) Eagan

    Fun indoor play where the outside is enjoyed inside! With inflatables, basketball, jumpers, and adventure playgrounds, it's perfect for those active kids!

  • American Swedish Institute

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    (9 miles) Minneapolis

    Explore a fascinating slice of historic Swedish America! This historic 33 room house is filled with exhibit galleries, an interesting day out in Minnesota!

  • The Depot Ice Rink

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    (9 miles) Minneapolis

    Indoor ice skating fun in Minneapolis, great for birthday parties, and seasonal family fun for those active kids!

  • Eagles Nest

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    (9 miles) New Brighton

    From climbing walls, to triple slides, ball pits and a foam forest, kids can play all day at this indoor playground in Minnesota!

  • Vertical Endeavors Minneapolis

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    (9 miles) Minneapolis

    Spend the day at one of the largest indoor rock climbing facilities in the world...with over 28,000 square feet of climbing surface, up to 60 foot tall climbing walls!

  • Simply Jane Open Artists Studio

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    (10 miles) Minneapolis

    One of a kind budding artists attraction! Easily accessible professional artists studio with affordable fun designs on canvas and accessories. Professional paint, brushes and instruction. Ideal for ...

  • Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium

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    (10 miles) Bloomington

    Previously Underwater Adventures Aquarium, this fun Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium has over 10,000 sea creatures that the whole family can experience!

  • Nickelodeon Universe

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    (10 miles) Bloomington

    One of the country's leading family theme parks, offering 27 rides and attractions for ALL ages, as well as adventure golf and the highest Sky Trails rope course in the world!

  • Cascade Bay

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    (10 miles) Eagan

    Check out one of the most popular water parks in Minnesota! From slides, lazy rivers, to shipwrecks, this is one water park ready to make a SPLASH!

  • FlyOver America

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    (10 miles) Bloomington

    Soar over some of the most amazing landscapes in the USA with this fully immersive experience using special effects, and cutting edge technology!

  • Water Park of America

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    (10 miles) Bloomington

    Located inside the Radisson Hotel Bloomington, near Mall of America and soaring 90 feet above the Twin Cities' skyline, Water Park of America entertains both the young and young at heart. Surf on ...

  • Crayola Experience Minneapolis

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    (10 miles) Bloomington

    The magic of Crayola comes to life in Minnesota for kids, where they can create, play, and enjoy hands-on fun in over 60,000 sq ft of adventures!

  • Discovery Hallow and Garden

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    (10 miles) White Bear Township

    A nature filled play area in the stunning Ramsey County.

  • Bakken Library and Museum

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    (11 miles) Minneapolis

    The Bakken is a center for education and learning that furthers the understanding of the history, cultural context, and applications of electricity and magnetism. One of the many fun family places to ...

  • Edinborough Indoor Park

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    (13 miles) Edina

    An indoor park! 1 acre of parkland indoors with features including swimming, sports and a nearly 40 ft high climbing tree themed adventure play frame with unusual features and a large toddler area.

  • The Works

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    (13 miles) Bloomington

    Ideal for kids aged 5 - 12, this very fun and hands-on museum features 40 interactive, kid-powered exhibits that highlight mechanisms and simple machines, where they can try, build and play as they ...

  • Minnesota Zoo

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    (14 miles) Apple Valley

    Our mission is to connect people, animals and the natural world., which means we're dedicated to inspiring people to act on behalf of the environment. To accomplish this, we provide award-winning ...

  • Hyland Ski and Snowboard Area

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    (15 miles) Minneapolis

    Family fun on the slopes with skiing and snowboarding, including with lessons from 3 years. Snowshoeing, cross country skiing and tubing too!

  • Teddy Bear Park

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    (15 miles) Stillwater

    Offers a large, imaginative adventure playground with equipment designed for under 7s, and further open playspace around for older kids to play.