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
    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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Building with Biology
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Building with Biology

September 29th, 2016

Join us for this interactive event and learn about the emerging field of synthetic biology by meeting real scientists doing this work! Scientists and students from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Biology Department will be leading hands-on activities—design a “super-organism,” extract DNA from wheat germ and discuss future technologies in biology! This FREE Building with Biology event is part of a nationwide festival, funded by the National Science Foundation. Recommended for ages 7+.

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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Mommy Mingle: Doul-off!
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Mommy Mingle: Doul-off!

September 21st, 2016

Calling all Chippewa Valley moms! Once the kids are at school, enjoy free coffee & breakfast and meet other mommies the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Bring little ones for awesome playtime or take advantage of free childcare! Daddies, nannies and caretakers welcome, too. This month, visit with local doula agencies and find out more about what exactly a doula does! Free with membership or admission. With Eau Claire Doulas and Doulas of the Valley!

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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!

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Family Free Play Night: Junior/Senior Prom!
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Family Free Play Night: Junior/Senior Prom!

September 22nd, 2016

Grandparents' Day with The Children's Museum of Eau Claire! To say thanks for being so "grand," this special junior/senior prom is just for grandparents and their grandkiddos! Enjoy "old-fashioned" music and games, step out onto the dance floor, make crafts, fill up on snacks & punch and make memories together. Best of all, it's FREE thanks to Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire and the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County!

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Superhero Power Party!
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Superhero Power Party!

October 22nd, 2016

Oh no! The villains are back and they're badder than ever! We're calling superheroes of all ages for an epic mighty mission at the Children's Museum of Eau Claire. Join us for this live, interactive game where you'll collect superpowers, complete high-octane challenges and hunt down the villains to vanquish them for good.

Site sponsored by: Eau Claire Community Foundation Thank You!
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Museum CLOSED
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Museum CLOSED

September 4th, 2016 - September 19th, 2016

The Children's Museum of Eau Claire will be CLOSED from September 4th to September 19th for deep cleaning, exhibit repairs and some exciting new renovations! Come visit us when we reopen on Tuesday, September 20th to check out all of the new stuff!

Socialize With Us!

Thanks to SPOTS Pediatric Therapy for hosting one of our favorite events of the year!

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