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  • VIP Experiences

The Official Mall of America® Insider Tour

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Mall of America, this exclusive tour is for you. For 90 memorable minutes, an engaging Mall expert will take you behind closed doors to see how the Mall magic really happens while sharing amazing stories, fascinating facts, and unbelievable anecdotes at every turn. Highlights include insider access to hidden parts of the Mall with special private photo opportunities. You’ll go deep into Nickelodeon Universe┬« and meet a 27-foot-tall Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox at the legendary Log Chute ride; discover landmarks from Minnesota’s rich sports history; and explore the Mall’s massive holiday d├ęcor storage area that recalls the final scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Along the way, you’ll learn how this state-of-the-art, 5.6 million-square-foot building effectively handles waste and recycling and gain a unique understanding of MOA’s unique impact on Minnesota and the world—and much more.

Bonus VIP Gifts: Every guest will receive an exclusive MOA souvenir, VIP keepsake lanyard, and other goodies.

Customize Your Experience: Want to make your MOA experience even more exciting? You got it! We’ll customize your tour with happy hour at one of our fine restaurants, axe-throwing, go-cart racing, flying over America, riding rides and more. Just give us a call and we’ll make all the arrangements, so all you have to do is show up and have fun!

Price: $350 for up to 10 guests, $700 for up to 25 guests, and custom tours for groups of all sizes and special events, including business outings; team-building adventures; family reunions; weddings; shopping weekends; and other occasions.

Nickelodeon Universe® Physics Program

Science and roller coaster aficionados will love this self-guided tour that makes sense of the adrenaline rushes and ultra-weird sensations that accompany thrill rides. The program allows participants to experience the friction, speed and force of 12 Nickelodeon Universe rides and includes a physics packet complete with worksheets, fact-bombs and a kinetic kick of knowledge.

SEA LIFE® at Mall of America Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Get up close and personal with stingrays, sharks and jellyfish during SEA LIFE’s 45-minute behind-the-scenes tour. Join expert guides to discover how they care for thousands of creatures. See off-exhibit creatures in off-limits locations, visit the lab that keeps their 1.3-million-gallon aquarium fresh, and stop by the food prep kitchen where fishes’ favorite delicacies are made to order.