If you’ve ever been to the Mall of America, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, you know that there’s way more to do than just browse its 520+ stores. While window-shopping, you can visit the indoor aquarium and miniature golf course! And for kids and kids at heart, there’s also the Nickelodeon Universe, where your favorite television shows are given new life.
Below are some things to consider while planning your trip, to this slime-tinged adventure. Whether it’s the primary destination or just a break between shopping till you drop.
Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
You can pick up your tickets at various places throughout the Mall of America.
- Nickelodeon Guest Services: Near the center of the theme park across from Carousel
- Nickelodeon retail locations: GEAR, Nickelodeon Store, and TOYS
- Mall of America Guest Service desks: Level one at each mall entrance
Pricing varies depending on what attractions you’re interested in experiencing.
- All-Day Wristband: One day of unlimited rides for $35.99
- Two-Day Wristband: Two consecutive days of unlimited rides for $49.99
- Point Passes: Pay per ride, with a range from 1 ride for $3.45 up to $67.99 for 14 – 28 rides
- Attractions: Admission can be purchased on their own or in addition to a wristband and range from $9.99 to $15.99.
You can also purchase your tickets online (and save $5) at the Nickelodeon Universe website. And be sure to check the website for a list of special offers. These offers include a discount for members of the military and up to four family members. In addition, a special “twilight” discount if you buy a wristband after five p.m.
Hang Out with Your Favorites
Make sure to check the Nickelodeon Universe website for up-to-date character appearance information, so you’ll be sure to catch your favorite whether it’s SpongeBob and Patrick or Raphael and Michelangelo!
Rides for the Whole Family
From your teenage adrenaline junky to your toddler, there’s a ride for everyone at Nickelodeon Universe! For example, Shredder’s Mutant Masher will have your Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fan screaming as it sends them spinning and swinging. While Blue’s Skidoo will let your young sleuth navigate the sky with Blue and Magenta.
Just note that each ride has its own guidelines and regulations, though, so make sure all requirements are met before getting in line.
The Nickelodeon Universe is about more than just rides, find out what special events are taking place during your visit (especially since some require an extra admission). For instance, every Saturday in September you can participate in the Double Dare Challenge, where lucky contestants get to live out their messy television dreams by competing in physical challenges and trivia–with the opportunity to “double-dare” their opponents for double the points.