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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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.

Exhibits
Failsafe Now Open!
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Failsafe Now Open!

A S.T.E.A.M. Fab Lab and Makerspace where it's not only okay to fail. It's expected!

Site sponsored by: Eau Claire Community Foundation Thank You!
Event
Downtown Block Party: A Solar Eclipse Extravaganza!
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Downtown Block Party: A Solar Eclipse Extravaganza!

August 21st, 2017

Looking for the best way to watch this year's Total Solar Eclipse? The Museum is celebrating the phenomenon with a BANG! Join us for a downtown block party, complete with foods trucks, balloon animals, face painting, Nano science, building blocks and more! And don't miss "TOTALITY: Explore Eclipses," a special show occurring in our Planetarium multiple times throughout the day. Then throw on your free eclipse glasses for a look at an incredibly rare sight up in the sky! This event is FREE with Museum membership or admission.

Socialize With Us!

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments with our very own Dr. Labcoat! This program is FREE for kids 2-5 with parent or caregiver. The activity this week is parachutes!

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