SEVERE WX: Wind Chill Advisory - Winter Weather Advisory View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now
CLOSINGS: View Closings

Free Admission Sunday

Hundreds enjoy the Minnesota Children's Museum of Rochester for free.

Posted: Mar. 4, 2018 10:50 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - It was a busy day for the Minnesota Children's Museum of Rochester, they saw 100 guests in just thirty minutes of being open on Sunday. 

It was the first Sunday of the month, so families got in for free. The museum is free of charge the first Sunday of every month. 

This Sunday, families not only got to enjoy the musuem, but Olmsted Medical Center also brought in an arts and craft table and an educational station about backpack safety. 

Zanele Manaka's first time bringing her son to the museum. She said when cost can stop some families from doing certain activities, days like this help bring the community together. 

"Cost sometimes is a very big deterant when it comes to trying to find activities for kids to do," she said. "It's just a great way to bring communities together, you feel safe." 

She said she's appreciative of the companies that make the free day possible. 

"This is great, not only for the kids...it's a great way to bring different corporate entities closer to the community, I'm very appreciative of that," she said.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
22° wxIcon
Hi: 16° Lo: -11°
Feels Like: 7°
Albert Lea
Overcast
18° wxIcon
Hi: 14° Lo: -13°
Feels Like: 3°
Austin
Overcast
21° wxIcon
Hi: 16° Lo: -14°
Feels Like: 8°
Charles City
Overcast
21° wxIcon
Hi: 17° Lo: -13°
Feels Like: 6°
Rochester
Overcast
18° wxIcon
Hi: 16° Lo: -14°
Feels Like: 2°
We're tracking blowing snow and dangerously cold temperatures with a strong northwest wind!
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

NIACC WRESTLING VS. IOWA CENTRAL

Image

NIACC MEN DEFEAT LPTC

Image

NIACC WOMEN DEFEAT LPTC

Image

RCTC SWEEPS RIDGEWATER

Image

Newman Catholic girls defeat Rockford, 73-56

Image

SAW: KENDRA PETERSOHN

Image

Gas line hit in Mason City

Image

Firearms on school property

Image

Affordable housing project

Image

Hotel project moves forward

Community Events