Plan Your Visit
  • Hours

    Mon: Closed

    Tues: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Wed: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Thurs: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    *Sun: 12:00p - 5:00p

    *Open on Sundays from Labor Day to Memorial Day. We're closed on Sundays during the summer!

  • Admission

    Your Ticket To Play!

    Purchase a Daily Admission Pass for just $5 per person, ages 1-100. Children under the age of 1 are admitted FREE!

    Contact us for more info
  • Bring Your
    Group

    Give your students a field trip they’ll never forget at the Children’s Museum!

    Ready to plan your field trip? Call us at 715.832.KIDS at least two weeks before your visit date and let a Museum expert help you schedule your trip!

  • Parking

    There is plenty of plenty of FREE, 2-hour street parking available 7 days a week on surrounding, downtown streets. Or, if you’d rather not watch the time, you can park in the municipal parking ramp near our location, right next to U.S. Bank on Gibson Street. Current rates are $0.50 per hour.

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Special Offer: Half-Price Admission After 12pm!
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Special Offer: Half-Price Admission After 12pm!

Ready for a great deal? Click to download a coupon for half-priced admission to the Children's Museum when you visit after 12pm!

Site sponsored by: Mayo Clinic Health System Thank You!
Event
Pizza Fest!
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Pizza Fest!

May 20th, 2016

Come hungry and cast your vote for the best pizza place in the Chippewa Valley with this brand new event hosted by the Children's Museum of Eau Claire!

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CMEC Unveils Play-for-All Initiative to Help Families & Schools in Need
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CMEC Unveils Play-for-All Initiative to Help Families & Schools in Need

The Children’s Museum of Eau Claire believes that all children have the right to play, regardless of circumstances, socio-economic status or financial hardship. That’s the driving motivation behind their Play for All program, a new initiative to ensure that the Children’s Museum remains truly accessible for everyone in Eau Claire and the surrounding communities.

Event
Super Small Science!
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Super Small Science!

June 7th, 2016 - June 29th, 2016

Preschool age and under | Introduce your little ones to awesome science in this hands-on lab hosted by our very own Dr. Labcoat! Enjoy fun, age-appropriate experiments along with instructions on how to continue the play and learning at home. Free with your Museum membership or admission.

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Family FREE Play Night!: MOO-velous Fun!
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Family FREE Play Night!: MOO-velous Fun!

June 16th, 2016

Join us for the Museum's always-anticipated Family FREE Play Night! This time around, we're featuring a bunch of moo-velous activities to help families learn more about the Dairy State! Help us host a butter-making station, put on a jacket and make your own ice cream, whip up a cow mask or two, get painted with cow spots, try a cheese tasting and help name Oreo's new baby calf!

Exhibits
Nano Exhibit Now Open!
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Nano Exhibit Now Open!

Create a molecule, build on the balancing nanotechnology table, and discover how nano particles work with the help of magnets, balance, static and gravity.

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Summer Preschool Program: When I Grow Up!
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Summer Preschool Program: When I Grow Up!

August 8th, 2016 - August 12th, 2016

Ages 3-4 w/ Parent or Caregiver / You can wear lots of different hats in Bitty City! Be a Vet, a Construction Worker, a Chef, a Dentist and an Actor all in just one week as we PLAY pretend and have fun! A great parent-child connecting opportunity and prep for preschool or kindergarten, caregivers will learn how to unleash the power of pretend play for their child. Best of all, if you live in the Eau Claire Area School District, you can take this camp for FREE!

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Each year, as many as 60 million to one billion Monarch butterflies make journey from eastern Canada to the forests of western…

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