September 24, 2020

A press conference was held to thank the many partners and supporters that made this Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program Grant possible. MCDC Board President, Karen Rasmusson thanked the Minot Air Force Base, CIty of Minot, Minot Park District and many other...

August 21, 2020

The Magic City Discovery Center completed a proposal for the Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot (DCIP) Program in June. The proposal requested funds for our brand new 3-story building on North Hill. We are excited to announce that the Magic City Discovery Center wa...

July 24, 2020

Magic City Discovery Center would like to announce the MDU Resources Foundation contribution of $20,000 toward their total gift of $100,000.

"We couldn't open our amazing Discovery Center without the support of caring individuals and organizations like MDU" said Wendy K...

July 14, 2020

The Magic City Discovery Center (MCDC) Board of Directors announced the award of a $500,0000 grant from the Engelstad Foundation. 

“This generous award moves us closer to the goal of building a children's discovery museum and providing children with Science, Technology,...

June 9, 2020

Despite these turbulent times, we are moving forward toward our goal of opening the Magic City Discovery Center in 2021. We are fortunate that through the generosity of many, and prudently managing and maximizing our funds, we are planning to move forward by researchin...

April 14, 2020

Northrup Grumman awarded a grant in the amount of $2,000 toward the purchase of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) education outreach materials. Discovery on the Go! is the outreach program developed by the Magic City Discovery Center to bring enga...

February 18, 2020

Hunt Oil Company employees conducted their annual fundraiser which brought in twice the amount raised before! Local employees worked with others to raise funds and the Hunt Oil Corporation matched the amount for a total of $31,110 donated to the Magic City Discovery Ce...

December 31, 2019

The Magic City Discovery Center held their 4th annual Noon Year's Eve event at Swain Hall on the Minot State University (MSU) campus. STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) stations included film canister rockets, Dash robot obstacle course, tangrams, mat...

November 5, 2019

The Magic City Discovery Center was honored by being nominated and made it to the top 3 finalists for the following categories:  

  • Alliance of Nonprofits Organization of the Year

  • Outstanding Board Member of the Year (Karen Rasmusson)

  • Emerging Leader of the...

October 1, 2019

The Magic City Discovery Center is excited to announce the hire of the museum’s first Education and Outreach Director, Liz Weeks – with her primary goal of starting and running the region’s premiere STEAM outreach into schools and communities, called Discovery on the G...

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Please support MCDC by sending your charitable contribution today. The Children's Museum of Minot, Inc., doing business as the Magic City Discovery Center, is a 501(c)(3) organization. Thank you for your support!

Children's Museum of Minot, Inc. 

PO Box 751

Minot, North Dakota 58702-0751

Administrative Office located at

615 S. Broadway, Suite L2

Ph: (701) 858-PLAY

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