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 $6 per person, ages 1-100. Children under the age of 1 are admitted FREE!

    Contact us for more info
  • Bring Your

    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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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.

Trick or Treat in Bitty City!
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Trick or Treat in Bitty City!

October 31st, 2016

Show us your best costume as your make your way INSIDE the Children's Museum and journey through Bitty City!

NOON Year's Eve!
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NOON Year's Eve!

December 31st, 2016

No extended bedtime required for this family friendly New Year's Eve celebration at the Children's Museum. Make a noisemaker, experience our favorite sparkly science experiments with Dr. Labcoat, visit the paint-your-own-face station, drop in for a parachute playtime confetti extravaganza and countdown to noon around the clocktower! Free with Museum membership or admission.

CLOSED for Thanksgiving!
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CLOSED for Thanksgiving!

November 24th, 2016

The Children's Museum of Eau Claire will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day. Our staff will be enjoying time at home with their family and friends, and we hope you do, too!

Site sponsored by: Eau Claire Community Foundation Thank You!
Night at the Museum...err...Workshop
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Night at the Museum...err...Workshop

December 2nd, 2016

Night at the Museum is CMEC's only drop-off event! Take the chance to get your holiday shopping done while we help your elves (k-5th grade) craft their own homemade gifts! Kids will be supervised by Museum staff. The evening includes multiple craft and project stations, as well as a make-your-own-pizza workshop with Toppers Pizza.

Socialize With Us!

It may be the end of the year but it sure isn't the end of the edu-tainment at the Museum. Here's a list of our fun December…

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