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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Special Kids Night! Astronaut Camp
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Special Kids Night! Astronaut Camp

May 8th, 2017

For children with special needs, visiting the Museum can prove difficult on a typical day. This truly special event offers families a safe and soothing environment where the Museum is closed to the public, giving kids with special needs a special night! Hosted in tandem with S.P.O.T.S. Pediatric Therapy, this event includes: *FREE Admission for kids with special needs (autism spectrum, physical disabilities, etc.) and their families *Pizza Party Dinner included *Space Themed Sensory Activities *Modified sound and lighting *Extra staff and volunteer support *Chance to network with other parents *Explore all 3 floors of exhibits the Children's Museum! Space is limited to create a safe environment and pre-registration is required. Click the ticket link to register!

Site sponsored by: Eau Claire Community Foundation Thank You!
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.

YP Week: Museum After Hours
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YP Week: Museum After Hours

April 25th, 2017

Play like a kid again, make project in the Art Café, crawl through BodySmarts, splash around in WaterWorks or hit the Science Bar for an experiment in the Failsafe Fab Lab. Unlike when you were a kid, beer will be available for purchase thanks to The Brewing Projekt. FREE admission for anyone 21-40!

Pizza Fest!
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Pizza Fest!

May 19th, 2017

Who has the best pizza in the Chippewa Valley? The choice is YOURS! Grab the kids and come hungry for the Museum's 2nd Annual Pizza Fest! Enjoy an "edu-taining" night filled with games, special activities and a whole lotta pizza pie. Proceeds help support the Museum's Play-for-All Program.

Socialize With Us!

To be honest, I used to hate all the stuffed animals around my house. Once I discovered all the potential play that could happen…

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