Family Attractions in Saint Paul

Family Attractions in Saint PaulBring the whole family out for a good time in Saint Paul. No matter what type of entertainment you are looking for, the Capital City has it. Search through our list for indoor and outdoor activities, educational fun, amusement parks and free entertainment finds. Spend a day, a weekend or even a week having a blast with your favorite people at these attractions.

Minnesota Children’s Museum
Bring the kids out to a place where they can touch, climb, splash, crawl, push, pull and press everything in sight. The Minnesota Children’s Museum offers fun-filled, hands-on exhibitions and attractions that allow children to explore and learn about the world by playing. Children can learn about the natural world, other cultures, history and art at the different galleries.

Address: 10 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102 - MAP
Phone: (651) 225-6000
Web: www.mcm.org

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
You can let your wild ones run free at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. Admission is free, although donations are suggested. See exhibits and attractions that house the big cats, the primates, the exotic birds, the hoofed creatures, the wild wolves and even polar bears. Head over to the Conservatory afterward to see, smell and possibly taste plants from all over the world.

Address: 1255 Estabrook Dr., Saint Paul, MN 55103 - MAP
Phone: (651) 487-8200
Web: www.comozooconservatory.org

Como Town
Hidden in the four-acres beside the zoo, Como Town is a lesser-known attraction in Como Park but an excellent one for children between the ages 2 and 12. This amusement park offers rides such as a carousel, bumper cars, a Tilt-A-Whirl and more! In addition to the rides and Splash Zone, Como Town offers carnival games, puppet shows and other family-fun.

Address: 1301 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55103 - MAP
Phone: (651) 487-2121
Web: www.comotown.com

Science Museum of Minnesota
Turn on the science at the Science Museum of Minnesota, where educational and interactive exhibits and attractions teach about technology, natural history, physical science and more! Travel back in time at the Dinosaur and Fossils Gallery, see what’s really on the inside at the Human Body Gallery, play mini-golf to learn about erosion in the Big Back Yard, and much, much more.

Address: 120 W Kellogg Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55102 - MAP
Phone: (651) 221-9444
Web: www.smm.org

Mall of America
Since 1992, the Mall of America has revolutionized the shopping experience. The second largest mall on the continent of North America, the Mall of America offers more than just retail shopping opportunities. Visit the amusement parks and attractions inside, eat at some of the best fine dining options or grab some grub at the food court before, after or during your shopping.

Address: 60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425 - MAP
Phone: (952) 883-8800
Web: www.mallofamerica.com

Water Park of America
The weather outside may be frightful during the winter, but that shouldn’t keep you from swimming. When it’s cold outside, head inside to America’s tallest indoor water park. The Water Park of America has several slides, including one that is almost 10 stories tall, and a variety of water rides and attractions that guests of all ages can enjoy.

Address: 1700 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425 - MAP
Phone: (952) 698-8888
Web: www.waterparkofamerica.com

Creative Kidstuff
The kids will feel like children in a...well, a toy store when you take them to Creative Kidstuff. This unique toy store sells useful, durable and educational toys that will quickly become a child’s favorite. Browse through the selection of creative, original and non-mass market toys for the perfect gift. If you are young or young at heart, come in and play!

Address: 1074 Grand Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55105 - MAP
Phone: (651) 222-2472
Web: www.creativekidstuff.com

Nickelodeon Universe
Located in the Mall of America, Nickelodeon Universe offers a variety of entertainment based on your favorite Nickelodeon shows and characters. Go head over heels at attractions like the Spongebob Squarepants Rock Bottom Plunge, let your rugrats race in the Raptormobiles or challenge yourself on the Flying Dutchman Ghostly Gangplank Ropes and Adventure Course, the highest Sky Trail in the world.

Address: 60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425 - MAP
Phone: (952) 883-8800
Web: www.nickelodeonuniverse.com