The Butterfly House at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota is opening for the season on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. The timing couldn’t be better – it coincides with National Pollinator Week! History of the Butterfly House CMSM has long supported Monarch butterflies in outdoor spaces, particularly the Prairie’s Edge Exploration Area. It was all
Posts and articles written by author Brittany Mathiowetz, Director of Marketing at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota.
The weather is finally getting warmer after another long Minnesota winter, area farmers are busy planting their fields with this year’s crop, and kids are growing more excited by the day for the last day of school. With summer break just around the corner, you may be greeted with a tinge of hesitation – wondering
CMSM Closing for 4 Weeks in Response to COVID-19 In adherence with Governor Walz’s latest Stay Safe MN order in response to COVID-19, the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota temporarily closed, effective November 18. The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota will continue to follow guidelines set by Governor Walz, and will reopen as soon as it
We’ve missed you. So. Much. It is with immeasurable joy we announce that the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota will be reopening at 9am on October 1 on a limited schedule and with new safety protocols in place. Before you plan your visit, please read through the full COVID-19 Reopening FAQs here, but I’ll highlight
Today, we celebrate five memorable years of the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota! Although CMSM was around long before May 1, 2015, that is the day we officially opened the doors of our current location at 224 Lamm St in downtown Mankato. Oh, the memories that have been made here! Let’s Celebrate! We had big
MAY 20, 2020 UPDATE: The status of CMSM’s temporary closure, including a tentative reopen date, details regarding memberships, and more can be viewed here. In response to the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the Museum made the decision to temporarily close to the public on March 15, 2020. The following day, Governor Walz ordered the temporary