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Mall of America: Crayola Experience Flexible Date Ticket

1. Mall of America: Crayola Experience Flexible Date Ticket

Entertain the whole family with colorful creative play at the Crayola Experience at the Mall of America, The Crayola Experience offers a variety of interactive crayon-based arts activities for both child and parent to enjoy together. There are 26 hands-on attractions included in this self-guided experience, with families typically spending 3-4 hours exploring all the activities. Color crew staff are on hand to offer assistance, to ensure you enjoy this wonderful, whimsical adventure with lots of unique experiences for all different ages. Go on a wonderful, whimsical adventure with unique experiences featuring colorful Crayola creativity. Kids can turn themselves into the star of a coloring page in the photo-booth attraction. Check out the Activity Studio, where you can make a colorful craft. Enjoy a live manufacturing theatre show and let the resident Crayonologist show you how Crayola crayons are made and what makes them a cut above the rest. Take silly selfies which you can project onto a big screen and animate. Don’t forget to transform your old crayon into something new in the Melt & Mold attraction. Here at the Crayola Experience, you will be able to do everything from making personalized crayons to painting with melted crayons. New in 2021 is Scribble Scrubbies and the new Crayola Create & Play App. Color, wash, and play with your free Scribble Scrubbie – a washable, fuzzy pet, perfect for hours of creativity. The try the Create and Play App for free, with a variety of unique kid-friendly games – your little ones will have a blast caring for creatures, playing arcade-style games, and unleashing their creativity.

Minneapolis River Walk: Self-Guided Audio Tour

2. Minneapolis River Walk: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Enjoy the beautiful city of Minneapolis on a self-guided audio tour. You will receive the instructions on your voucher after booking. Explore the area with an audio guide at your own pace and hear about its culture and history. Download the app to start your tour along the Mississippi River and cross it on the Stone Arch Bridge. Along the way, you will hear about the history of the milling industry in Minneapolis, the massive mill explosion of 1878, the collapse of the 35W Bridge in 2007, and more. Soak in the vibrant atmosphere while listening to the history of the town. During the tour, choose to pause the app at any time to take a break or spend some more time seeing the sights. Learn about the history of Funkytown, an ugly mansion with 86 TVs, and the famous cougar attacks. Discover how long it takes a single drop of water to travel down the Mississippi and how long it takes a person to make the same journey. Know about the hiring of a hitman in St. Paul and the death of Tiny Tim. Finally, you will end your walk on an island overlooking St. Anthony Falls.

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What people are saying about Minneapolis

Our kids had a great time at Crayola Experience. They loved all the different activities from making your own crayon to seeing their design on the wall. We highly recommend this attraction for families and kids of all ages.

Excellent self guided tour. Although it said it was a 1 hour tour we took over 3 hours to complete as we found so much to see and find out about.

My kids enjoyed they slef it was nice I loved it for them

Awesome for children over 4. Awesome and great staff.