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There are 67 records in the Category: Museums

  American Museum of Asmat Art
"Embodied Spirits, Revisited" is their current exhibit of Ritual Carvings of the Asmat people. Visit during the museum hours or call to set up your own tour. The purpose of the American Museum of Asmat Art is to preserve, present and research the e...

  American Swedish Institute
The 1908 castle like structure was the home of Swan J. Turnblad, a Swedish immigrant who made his fortune in the newspaper business. His 33-room castle is now a Swedish American Cultural Center. Elaborate woodcarvings, plaster work, antique furnishin...

  American Wings Air Museum
If aviation is your thing, check out this museum where you'll find vintage planes, real pilot gear from historical events, military apparel and flags, models and memorabilia, and more. You can even climb into the cockpit and see what it was like to ...

  Anoka County Historical Society
It's hard to believe that the area we know as Ham Lake was once roamed by Bison. These are the types of fun and interesting facts you'll learn on a trip to the Anoka County Historical Society. On a guided tour through the museum, you'll see artifac...

  Bell Museum of Natural History
The Bell Museum offers an exceptional chance to get close to Minnesota's wildlife and habitats. The Bell Museum also offers a variety of great exhibits, plus classroom programs, learning resource kits, overnight programs, summer camps, and various s...

  Bergquist Pioneer Cabin and the Clay County Museum
When you visit the Fargo/Moorhead area, stop and see one of Moorhead's oldest houses! Built in 1870, this cabin is the oldest home in the area that is still located at its original site. Because of this, the site is only partially accessible to whee...

  Bonanzaville USA
Bonanzaville USA recreates the magnificent history of the Fargo/Moorhead area. With more than 400,000 documented and treasured artifacts arranged throughout 40 buildings and spread over 15 acres, you're sure to have a fun day exploring. Many of the...

  Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
Aviator and environmentalist Charles A. Lindbergh spent boyhood summers at this 1906 home on the Mississippi River. See original furnishings and heirlooms, the porch where he slept, and hike along the river he said "wound its way in and out of my li...

  Children's Museum
One of the state's coolest places to explore, the Minnesota Children's Museum offers lots of imaginative and colorful hands-on activities. A visit to the museum is fun for children of all ages! Operate a crane or don an ant costume and crawl through ...

  Children's Museum at Yunker Farm
The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm features more than 50 hands-on exhibits, including a children's railroad and carousel. Self-guided tours and a variety of programs for kids are available. Visit the web site to learn more. The museum is wheelchai...

  Comstock House
The hundreds of books in Solomon Comstock's 1882 home illustrate how important education was to his family. His daughter, Ada, became the first dean of women at the University of Minnesota and later was president of Radcliffe College in Massachusett...

  Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota
Headquartered at the historic CSPS (Sokol) Hall in St. Paul, the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center is a unique organization. It enhances the goals and activities of existing Czech and Slovak organizations in Minnesota; it creates new cultural, educati...

  Dakota County Historical Society
Dakota's rich history is preserved in detail with many exhibits, some permanent and some changing. View a general store, blacksmith's shop, post office, boarding house, barber shop, kitchen, jail, and numerous other rooms filled with artifacts and i...

  Ellingson Car Museum
A car museum like this is where memories of the past roar to life! The museum has an interesting collection of over 100 vehicles dating from the 1920's through the early 1970's. The collection includes cars, trucks, motorcycles, and memorabilia. C...

  ExploraDome
What is the ExploraDome? The ExploraDome is a portable, immersive learning environment where students experience "hands-on, minds-on" learning. The ExploraDome programs feature age-appropriate lessons delivered underneath a 25-foot diameter dome....

  Family Day at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
A free day for families at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, featuring Chinese art, dance, music, dragon-making activities, and more. Lots to see and learn about Chinese culture. For more information, contact the Minneapoils Institute of Arts or c...

  Forest History Center
Meet lumberjacks, a blacksmith, saw filer, clerk and cook at this recreated 1900 logging camp. On the Mississippi River, board the moored "wanigan" - a floating cook shack. Visit a 1930's Minnesota Forest Service patrolman's cabin, then climb the r...

  Forts Folle Avoince Historical Park
This reconstructed fur trading post and Ojibwa village brings to life the heritage of fur traders and voyageurs. Call for more information about his historic trip.

  Foshay Tower
One of the most familiar buildings in the Twin Cities, the Foshay Tower was built in 1929. Now it stands as an ironic reminder of the stock market crash of that year that ruined its owner, Wilbur Foshay. The Foshay Tower has the only outdoor observ...

  Free Thursdays at the Walker Art Center
Free Events at the Walker Art Center on Thursday evenings and the First Saturday of the month. Please visit the web sire for more information.

  Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakotah Life
This museum is centered around a farmhouse, built in 1849, where Jane DeBow lived. Born in New York, she was kidnapped by missionaries at age five and found herself living among the Dakotah Indians around Fort Snelling. She became highly interested...

  Hennepin History Museum
The museum preserves and interprets the history of Hennepin County through exhibits, programs, publications, and a research library. To learn more, contact the museum using the information below.

  Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center
An award winning documentary chronicles the construction of this 76-foot long, hand-built replica of a viking ship and it's 6,000 mile voyage across the Atlantic in 1982. The ship is located at the Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center, with other i...

  Historic Fort Snelling
Historic Fort Snelling opens its gates and welcomes you to 19th century frontier life. Talk with costumed soldiers who grumble about farm chores or help with the laundry using a washboard and lye soap. Meet a Dakota trader's wife, have tea with Mrs. ...

  Historic Grimm Farm
The Grimm Farm dates from 1859, when two German immigrant farmers purchased land in northern Carver County and cleared the woods to create farmland. The Grimm farmers are most famous for discovering a strain of alfalfa that could stand harsh winters....

  Holy Land Exhibit
This is a Bible land museum with many interesting relics and exhibits from the Holy Land. Specifically, the exhibit has exhibits from: Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq (Mesopotamia), Iran (Persia), Turkey (Asia Minor), Cyprus, Italy, Greece, an...

  Independence Day Celebration
The Fourth of July was one of the most important 19th century holidays and then, as now, celebrations were held across the country. Living on a frontier post didn't stop the soldiers, officers and their families from enjoying the holiday. Visitors ...

  Jackson Street Roundhouse
This museum lets you experience vintage modes of rail transportation first-hand! Find out what it feels like to ride a Motor Car, a Speeder Car, a 4-Man Pump Car, a Rocket Train, a Caboose, or a Classic Bus. Some of these are operated seasonally --...

  James J. Hill House
The 1891 James J. Hill House beautifully features four floors, 42 rooms, 22 fireplaces, 13 bathrooms, 100-foot reception hall, skylit art gallery, carved woodwork and stained glass. At the time, this massive stone building was the largest and most ex...

  Landmark Center
Landmark Center is a great destination: there is a good, inexpensive cafe, a WWII museum, TRACES, the Schubert Club Museum, and the Ramsey County Historical Society display area. Many of the courtrooms are open, and the building is beautiful. The ...

  Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum
Everybody knows the Ingalls family from the ever-popular TV series "Little House on the Prairie." But did you know that some of the characters from the show were based on individuals from Minnesota? That's right, and there's a museum right here in ...

  Linnaeus Arboretum & Sculpture Garden
The Linnaeus Arboretum represents the three major natural ecosystems found in Minnesota: Conifer forest, deciduous forest and the prairie. A fourth area surrounding the Melva Lind Interpretive Center includes cultivated gardens as well as trees from ...

  Lower Sioux Agency
At the Lower Sioux Agency, discover the truth about the devastating US - Dakota conflict of 1862. This uprising left 500 settlers and an unknown number of Native American Dakota dead. During your visit you'll learn how the conflict changed Dakota way...

  Military Life in Minnesota: 1850s-1870s
Get a feel for what life was like for Minnesota soldiers during the Civil War. You'll see demonstrations, military and civilian encampments, and expert speakers. There will also be a kids play area. To learn more, contact Murphy's Landing using the i...

  Mill City Museum
Built within the ruins of a National Historic Landmark the Washburn A Mill the Mill City Museum is a multi-sensory and interactive journey through the story of flour milling. This industry dominated world flour production for roughly a half-cent...

  Mille Lacs Indian Museum
Trace the history of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe as they settled along the beautiful shores of Mille Lacs Lake and discover how they preserve their culture. The museum features videos, computer interactives, listening stations and objects from tod...

  Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat
Humorist and playwright Kevin Kling's whirlwind journey through Minneapolis history provides a light-hearted look at people and events that have shaped the city. Runtime: That would be 19 minutes... 612.341.7555 http://www.millcitymuseum.org ...

  Minneapolis Institute of Arts
A great permanent collection of Art! Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) houses the nations best Asian art collection, as well as more than 100,000 other treasures. Marvel at Claude Monet's "Grainstack" and Pierre Auguste Rodin's "Age of Bronze" s...

  Minnehaha Depot
Picture the hustle and bustle of the depot on busy summer weekends of long ago, when Minneapolis residents stepped off the train to visit Minnehaha Park and its waterfall. Milwaukee Road employees referred to the 1875 Minnehaha Depot as the "Princes...

  Minnesota Air National Guard Museum
This is an active Air Guard base offering exciting aviation exhibits such as the A-12 Blackbird spy-plane, RF-4C Recon Phantom, F-101B Voodoo, and many many more. See web site for more information.

  Minnesota Historical Society
The mission of the Minnesota Historical Society is to foster among people an awareness of Minnesota history so that they may draw strength and perspective from the past and find purpose for the future. Visit their web site to learn more about Minn...

  Minnesota History Center
With its breathtaking views of downtown St. Paul and the State Capitol, the Minnesota Historical Society's History Center is an architectural masterpiece. With something for everyone, it is home to an innovative museum and a modern library. This is ...

  Minnesota Museum of American Art
The Minnesota Museum of American Art is the only art museum in St. Paul and houses paintings by well-known artists such as Thomas Hart Benton, Childe Hassam and Grant Wood. Explore their permanent collection or visit the web site and click on events...

  Minnesota State Capitol Tours
See the legislature in action in the historic House and Senate chambers. Original furnishings and the vivid colors of the restored Senate, House, Supreme Court and rathskeller cafe add to your experience of this working masterpiece by acclaimed arch...

  Minnesota Transportation Museum
The Minnesota Transportation Museum is has five operating sites across a 75 mile area. The Jackson Street Roundhouse in downtown Saint Paul is where many transportation relics can be found. Visitors can even sign up for an old fashioned train ride. T...

  Minnesota's Baseball Hall of Fame
The museum exhibits focus on the move of the Washington Senators to Minnesota in 1961. This is also home to Dome Plus, the place to find all of your Minnesota sports memorabilia. Their hours are generally extended during all Metrodome events.

  Museum of Questionable Medical Devices
An entire museum dedicated to medical quackery! See the most hilarious, ridiculous, and fraudulant devices ever put forth into the medical world. This museum's unique quality has earned it surprising praise from the likes of Time Magazine, David Le...

  Ramsey County Historical Society
Historic sites abound in St. Paul, so this organization has a lot to work with. The Landmark Center and the Gibbs Museum are the hubs of the Ramsey County Historical Society, but a plethora of other sites are included as well. RCHS also has numerou...

  Rourke Art Gallery and Museum
Housed in the 1880 historic Martinson home, the Rourke Art Gallery features regional artists. The museum, once the Moorhead post office, houses permanent collections of Contemporary American, pre-Columbian, Hispanic, African and Native American art. ...

  Science Museum of Minnesota's summer camps
The Science Museum offers hundreds of weeklong, full and half-day summer camps for children ages 6 to 16. Camps range from making volcanoes to horseback riding to designing computer games. Camps occur at many metro locations. The Science museum of...

  Sibley House Children's Day: 19th-Century Toys and Games
Play on the green lawns of the Sibley House site with a collection of reproduction early 19th-century hoops, tops, jacks, games of balance and other amusements that school-age and younger children enjoyed more than 150 years ago. The children's outdo...

  Summit Avenue Walking Tours
Summit Avenue was the home of many of the city's business and civic leaders during St. Paul's Gilded Age. Learn about mansions that line the elite avenue and the architecture, development and social history of the neighborhood on 90-minute walking to...

  Textile Center
The Textile Center is a coalition of the textile community, dedicated to promoting and preserving the excellence of fiber art. They offer workshops on everything from quilting and weaving to basketry and sculpture. The Center also offers one-of-a-kin...

  The Alexander Ramsey House
Costumed guides lead tours through this beautiful 1870s mansion. Guides dress as servants and may even surprise you with some fresh cookies during your tour. Enjoy a glimpse into family and servant life in the 1870s. One of the nation's best preserve...

  The Bakken Museum is a scientific work of art!
There is much to be learned at the Bakken Museum and library, which focuses on electricity and magnetism in life. Exhibits include "The Spark of Life" (learn interactively how electricity works and how people came to harness it), "The Electrarium" (...

  The Gallery of Wood Art
Located on the 2nd floor of the Landmark Center, this unique gallery features five to six shows each year, as well as interesting vintage lathes, a gift shop, and a resource library. If you're interested in wood art from all over the world, check it ...

  The Goldstein: A Museum of Design
The museum of design is free for anyone with an interest! They provide access to their reference library as well as to all of their collection areas: costume, decorative arts, graphic design, and textiles. Call ahead to schedule your visit. Rememb...

  The Minnesota Wing ~ WWII aircraft museum
The Minnesota Wing offers a unique historic display of WWII aircraft (including the B-25 Mitchell, PBY Catalina, and P-51C Mustang), land vehicles, and other artifacts in a vintage hanger that was itself used in WWII. Check out the web site or call ...

  The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA)
The Twin Cities is lucky enough to have a museum dedicated to one of the most artistically rich cultures in history. The Museum of Russian Art displays many fine works, both historical and contemporary, and visiting is free of charge. Works on disp...

  The Pavek Museum of Broadcasting
...a unique museum experience, featuring one of the largest and finest collections of antique radio, television, and broadcast equipment in the world. The Museum's exhibits focus on the profound impact of electronic communications on human history,...

  The Science Museum of Minnesota ~Life Pages Supporter~
The Science Museum is a fun, hands-on museum experience. See their website for exhibit details and for more information about the Omnitheater or 3-D laser theater. Visit their web site often because exhibits and movies change frequently!

  The Works Museum and Technology Learning Center
The Works is a "hands-on, minds-on" museum that makes learning about technology and science interesting, understandable and fun! The Works uses participatory exhibits that engage visitors of all ages. The museum is divided into three areas: Gears ...

  Twin City Model Railroad Museum Inc.
This unique establishment features an elaborate spread of model trains and scenery designed to invoke the romanticism, beauty, and history of the American train. The trains and scenery are a working portrait of the 30's, 40's, and 50's, when trains ...

  Union Depot
Built in 1917, this used to be a bustling train station before it was recently converted into a vintage shopping, dining, and entertainment complex. Characteristic of the massive buildings which were built early in the Twentieth Century, the Saint P...

  W. W. Mayo House
The stories of the internationally known Mayo Clinic and Green Giant Company emerge from the same modest home in Le Sueur. W. W. Mayo practiced medicine as a country doctor before founding the renowned clinic in Rochester with his sons. Later, the ...

  Walker Art Center and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
The Walker Art Center is one of the country's most renowned centers for contemporary art. It contains nine galleries offering rotating exhibitions year-round. See the information below to learn about free admission days! The Walker also offers on-...

  Walnut Grove
In 1874, the now famous 7-year-old Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family traveled from Wisconsin's Big Woods to Walnut Grove, Minnesota. They settling on the banks of Plum Creek and this community still preserves Laura's past and celebrates with an an...

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