MOA® Educational Opportunities

Learn Through Play at MOA

Mall of America® believes we can have a tremendous impact on the future of our community when partnered with strong local organizations. We can help advance equity in education—one student, teacher + classroom at a time!

From educational tours and teacher discounts to STEAM events and senior parties—there are many educational experiences + resources at the numerous attractions + stores throughout the Mall. MOA offers valuable and unique educational resources for every curious learner.



Discover Unforgettable Educational Attractions

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Nickelodeon Universe® Physics Program

The Nickelodeon Universe Physics Program is a self-guided tour geared towards middle- and high-school students and teachers—and it is free! The only cost associated is the wristband/ticket to the theme park.
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Crayola Experience

With ever-changing themes and events, Crayola Experience lets students explore outer space, venture into a jungle adventure or learn how crayons are made. Tap into the artist within when you visit Crayola Experience at Mall of America!
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SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium

See first-hand how we care for thousands of animals with an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour! This 45-minute trip to our food-prep kitchen, marine laboratory + top of the tanks above the aquarium exhibit is available for all age groups. Minimum of 10 guests per tour.
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The Escape Game

The Escape Game offers multiple learning experiences to help sharpen problem-solving and collaboration skills with always-new escape rooms, including the sci-fi Mission: Mars room and the spice market Special Ops: Mysterious Market room.
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FlyOver America

Plunge into deep valleys + trace the path of their rushing rivers. Feel the wind in your hair as you glide over tranquil lakes. We know it's important to get the most out of a field trip. That's why we provide a comprehensive curriculum centered around all aspects of The Ultimate Flying Ride.
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Home-School Offers

We offer exclusive discounts for homeschool families during Homeschool Week at Nickelodeon Universe! Subscribe to our home-school email list to receive the latest updates on these events and offers.
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Engage with Exciting Educational Events

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Student Music Performance Opportunities

Looking for a public stage where your choir, band or acapella group can perform? Look no farther. Mall of America offers multiple opportunities to host your student performance groups every year, including Holiday Music Festival, Spring Music Festival, and rentable event spaces for a private concert or recital at the end of the year!

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Free Mall of America Events

With over 350+ events per year, there is something for everyone! Come watch a dragon dance for Lunar New Year or a traditional celebration for Wacipi. Come learn about many different cultures, talents + traditions at one of hundreds of Mall of America events!
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Experience STEAM

Experience STEAM will be held August 2 – 4, 2024 across every public space in MOA. Aiming to inspire careers in science, technology, engineering, arts + math (STEAM), this event will include activities like video game design, intro to flight, a scooter-building camp + a youth drone sports championship. This free event is open to the public and offers private classes + seminars.
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Celebrate Student Achievements with MOA

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Senior Trips and Class Parties

Send off your senior class with a screamin’ good time! Book your senior party or end of the year class parties at Nickelodeon Universe and combine it with a private room rental where students can enjoy music, food, games + more. The best way to celebrate all their hard work is with never ending fun!

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Private and Public Event Spaces

Host debate tournaments, PTA meetings, robotics competitions, holiday music concerts + more in one of our many multi-functional private or public event spaces! No matter your needs and group size, we will work with you to find the best accommodation for your event.
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Prom at MOA

Imagine Nickelodeon Universe reserved exclusively for your prom group, with no lines and unlimited access to adrenaline-pumping rides and roller coasters. The combination of a stunning venue, delicious dining options + exclusive park access makes prom at Mall of America a truly magical, memorable event.
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Explore Valuable Educational Resources

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MOA® Community Foundation

Mall of America Community Foundation (501c3) is committed to supporting our community. The four pillars of work for the foundation are community wellness, mental health, financial stability + education for all. We believe that by investing in education, we can open doors for young people, create a sense of hope + provide opportunities for the future.
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So Much More, a Mall of America Podcast

From entrepreneurship to leadership and learning—with so much more in between; watch or listen every Wednesday for a wide range of topics and inspiring stories from a diverse group of guests.
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Educational Tours

With STEM-specific content and a storytelling focus, these educational tours of Mall of America dive deep into technology, plant life, infrastructure + even behind-the-scenes facts and places the general public can't normally access. Tours include a 30-minute presentation with a 60-minute walking tour.

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