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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Event
FREE Admission for Moms!
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FREE Admission for Moms!

May 8th, 2016

In honor of Mother's Day, all Moms get FREE admission to the Museum this weekend!

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News
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.

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.

Event
FREE Admission for Moms!
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FREE Admission for Moms!

May 7th, 2016

In honor of Mother's Day, all Moms get FREE admission to the Museum this weekend!

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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!

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Red Carpet Night at the Museum
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Red Carpet Night at the Museum

April 22nd, 2016

Need a parents night out? Take the evening off and bring us your K-5th grade aspiring stars for a VIP Red Carpet evening at the Museum!

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Special Days for Special Kids!
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Special Days for Special Kids!

April 25th, 2016

As part of the Play-for-All initiative, celebrate Autism Awareness Month at the Children's Museum of Eau Claire! Families and kids with special needs will receive free admission to a night of Museum adventure.

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Date with Dad: Explore the Children's Museum!
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Date with Dad: Explore the Children's Museum!

April 28th, 2016

The Children's Museum is excited to welcome the ECASD Early Learning Program's "Date with Dad"! This free program is a special time for dads and preschool aged kids to spend together, but any significant male role model such as dads, step-dads, grandpas, uncles and big brothers are welcome, too. Dinner is provided. To register call 715.852.3654.

Socialize With Us!

Tonight from 5:30-7pm, we're excited to welcome the ECASD Early Learning Program's "Date with Dad" to the Children's Museum! This…

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