Convenience: Mall of America® is easy to reach just off interstate 494 in Bloomington, MN (just 15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul). School buses and large vans can use the dedicated drop-off/pick-up and parking area at the north entrance where our representatives will greet you to begin your activity.
Variety: Mall of America offers invaluable experiences for field trips: student group programs, retail (520 stores), attractions (amusement park, aquarium, miniature golf and more), restaurants (large selection of fast food options) and entertainment (over 400 free events each year; view upcoming events at www.mallofamerica.com and click “events calendar”).
Accommodations: If your trip involves overnight lodging, choose from 37 quality Bloomington hotels within 10 minutes of the Mall. All hotels offer free shuttle service to Mall of America and MSP International Airport. Visit www.moaspecialoffers.com for discounted lodging packages.
For more information or to book your next school trip, contact:
Mall of America has an opportunity for school and community groups to perform. The MOA music series runs January through mid-November and is available on select days each month. Requests for available performance dates can be submitted to Hannah Kowalski at 952.883.8543 or email@example.com.
Student Presentations: Learn about history and behind-the-scenes business and marketing aspects that go into maintaining the nation’s largest shopping mall and entertainment center. Students are invited to participate in discussion and learn about job opportunities within Mall of America.
Presentations can be customized to meet the needs of your class curriculum including subjects such as fashion, retail, small business, security/law enforcement, engineering, and others.
Time: 60 minutes
Cost: $6.50/person. Includes 2013 Mall of America Coupon book.
Scavenger Hunts: Experience a fun and informative scavenger hunt to find as many correct stores, attractions and products as possible with your classmates in 60 minutes. A fun team-building activity! Scavenger hunts can be in combination with the student presentation or a separate activity.
Time: 60 minutes
Cost: $7-13 per person depending on group size; iPad or Paper version available.
Student Presentation/Mallquest combo: $11.95 per student.
*Download your reservation form and reserve your date for presentations and scavenger hunts. Submit your desired program date and time to Lauren Himle at Lauren.Himle@moa.net.
Physics Program: How do the seats on the Avatar Airbender ride rotate? How much water is displaced on the Log Chute ride? Participate in hands-on exercises while exploring the laws of physics as they pertain to rides in Nickelodeon Universe®, the nation’s largest indoor amusement park in the center of Mall of America.
Time: 3 hours;
Cost: free, must purchase 3-hour ride wristbands for a minimum group size of 15.
Youth Group Rates: Save big on group ticket prices for Nickelodeon Universe, SEA LIFE™ Minnesota Aquarium, Moose Mountain Adventure Golf and other unique Mall of America attractions.
For more information on group tickets, contact MOA Group Sales at (952) 883-8809 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Motor Coach: With thousands of groups visiting every year the mall, they have easy drop-off/pick-up at the North Entrance with free bus parking.
Meet & Greet: Groups are welcomed upon their arrival to Mall of America. They are greeted and given a description and history of the mall, along with answering any questions that the group may have. The mall representative then assists them with shopping materials including 2013 Mall of America Coupon Book and souvenir shopping bag.