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Science Museum of Minnesota

120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
+1 651-221-9444
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Fun, educational place for kids and adults alike

The Science Museum does not fail to deliver. We took our 5 year old grandson, knowing many of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pattikin
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The best!

Absolutely obsessed with this place. It hits close to home and I really hope to get my kids some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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The Science Museum of Minnesota is well-known for its hands-on approach to science learning and entertainment. It features the popular Experiment Gallery, an Egyptian mummy, an authentic Mississippi River towboat, a convertible-dome Omnitheater and interactive exhibits for all ages!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“imax theater” (36 reviews)
“all ages” (107 reviews)
“human body” (22 reviews)
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120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Science Museum does not fail to deliver. We took our 5 year old grandson, knowing many of the displays would be over his head. He was fascinated by the exhibit showing how one acquires a cold, and of course, the dinosaurs and fossils. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely obsessed with this place. It hits close to home and I really hope to get my kids some passes for this place for next summer.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our grandkids love to go to the Science Museum of Minnesota. There are many “hands on” opportunities that are entertaining and educational for a great range of ages and keep the kids entertained and they are learning while they are having fun! Our grandkids love...More

Thank kathrynlh323
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

IMAX movie about the building of the Canadian railway was outstanding. We managed to spend about 4 hours in the exhibits and we were all adults. Exhibits were well staged for children with plenty of interest for adults. Be sure to play on the musical...More

Thank Patti S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In addition to fossils, a mummy, and an exhibit on medical quackery, there’s a world class exhibit on human race and its history that shouldn’t be missed. Plus a very comprehensive area with both historical and modern artifacts from local Native American tribes.

Thank binia-651
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many things to do that you get tired before ever getting bored. The building has a glass atrium that runs from the top down to the lower exhibitions and views the Mississippi River. There are several restaurants and ☕️ coffee areas. The...More

Thank stephen s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family weekend plans were changed last minute due to cold weather which brought us with 3 teenagers 16++ to the science museum on a very busy Saturday afternoon. Prices were reasonable and staff was very friendly and helpful. There were demonstrations throughout the day that...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought a guest from India to the Science Museum. The top floor section on Minnesota was a fascinating way for her to experience a sampling of our area from rivers, lakes, wildlife and geology. We all watched the Canadian Pacific train show and it...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to the Science Museum of Minnesota many times since I was a youngster, and I always love watching movies in the Omni Theater. Recently, I attended a special Murder at the Museum event that was phenomenal. We had a tremendous amount of fun...More

Thank bkeks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our grandsons here for a day. They played the Sports Science activities and we all participated in the Maze. We also saw the movie about the Canadian Railroad and it was fun and educational as well. They were happy we took them there...More

Thank 709nancyh
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James D
16 October 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth J | Reviewed this property |
If you have a membership, parking beneath the SMM is $5.00 anytime, but you do not have in/out parking privileges for that fee. And if you do not have a membership, the rates are still reasonable. There is also on-street... More
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aumer00
21 August 2017|
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Response from Retiredbeanctr | Reviewed this property |
Yes no problem when we take a lunch we eat in the area across from where you buy your ticket to get in - they also have lockers where we have stored our lunch when needed
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Mary T
26 February 2017|
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Response from AnneClare24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! We left for lunch as well. You have a wristband. Try Cosettas down the street for lunch- it's awesome!
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