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Science Museum of Minnesota

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Address: 120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
Phone Number: +1 651-221-9444
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09:30 - 21:00
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Sun 09:30 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 09:30 - 17:00
Thu - Sat 09:30 - 21:00
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The Science Museum of Minnesota is well-known for its hands-on approach to...

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!

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Great Family Outing

Our kids are teen and preteen but this was still a great way to spend the day. The exhibits are hands on and very interesting. There's lots to see and do and a couple of places to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our kids are teen and preteen but this was still a great way to spend the day. The exhibits are hands on and very interesting. There's lots to see and do and a couple of places to get lunch or a snack if you wanted to spend the whole day there. It was a great way to spend some family... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just to see the dinosaurs was worth the visit. Great family place. Parking was ten dollars. Lots of places to eat around

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in the area and are members and go here often. We love going to science museums across the country. The only one we have been to that is better is the Chicago museum of science and industry. Ours is large, lots of varied exhibits, a great imax, wonderful views of the river (with a tugboat on the roof)... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to MPLS/St. Paul for multiple sporting events and shows throughout the year. This is one of our go to stops as there is always something new to see and provides a range of things for all ages. It's also a relatively cheap way to spend a portion of the day if your playing and staying downtown.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've held a family membership for multiple years... for $100 (or so) you can have daily access to the museum for the whole family and take in an IMAX show and get parking for $5. Definitely a good value if you're close enough to make consistent use of the museum.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was so much fun! We needed more time! Our favorite area was "Mind Bender Mansion". We were in there the longest. Lots of stuff to see and learn. It was fun for me and my husband and also the kids. They have a wide range of stuff for all ages. The giant spaceman was impressive! And the views... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is something here for everyone. Watch a movie in the Omni Mac theater. So many activities to participate in that you need hours to do them all. My 68 HS students were occupied the entire time we were there. Don't miss out on the musical staircase! They are always changing the displays so you can return time after time.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imax production - "A Beautiful Planet" - is excellent. And museum is also worth the trip. The museum overlooks the river and exhibits are well done and very informative.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is indeed a lot to do for people with or without kids. There are the customary big dinosaur skeletons (awesome!) and a variety of exhibits for a variety of interests. The location right by the mighty Mississippi River makes for great views as well. Even the food at one of the cafes was yummy. All in all a worthwhile... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a science museum it was a good afternoon out. Price to visit with the IMAX theater was very reasonable.

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