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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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Our Grand-kids Love The Science Museum

We visit the Science Museum frequently with our grands, ages 5 and 8. They love it. The 5 year-old... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
Lots to explore!

We brought our two young boys here and they had a blast exploring all the levels of fun! Having fun... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2016
Des Moines, Iowa
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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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120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
+1 651-221-9444
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

We visit the Science Museum frequently with our grands, ages 5 and 8. They love it. The 5 year-old boy loves the dinosaurs and all the interactive mechanical exhibits. Oh yes, he really likes the tug-boat. 8 year-old girl likes the exhibits about the human...More

Thank OS F
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We brought our two young boys here and they had a blast exploring all the levels of fun! Having fun while you learn! It was an awesome time and we can't wait to come back!

Thank jpatterson75
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We have visited twice when in the area, and are always amazed at the layout and quality of this site. Our grandson found a lot of things that interested him. We spend 2-3 hours per visit, and it does not seem like enough. The admission...More

Thank markandcoleen
Reviewed 27 April 2016

There is so much history and hands on activity for all ages. Plus the omnitheatre and special exhibits are always the best.

Thank Josephine018
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We had not been to the Minnesota Science Museum for many years now and the afternoon was very enjoyable. We first visit the IMAX theatre and saw the movie about national parks. We bought tickets for that and then bought tickets to the Mummy display....More

Thank Tom v
Reviewed 26 April 2016

What's not to like about the Science Museum of Minnesota? It has interactive stuff for younger children and some pretty descent Omni theater movies for the whole family. Special exhibits for for both young and old. I do wish they would change up the kids...More

Thank Jaspurrgrey
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent Science Museum. It was great seeing so many children being exposed to the amazing world of science with the amazing exhibits. I was fortunate to see the Jerusalem documentary in the Omni Theater and the Body Works exhibit. Both were worth the price of...More

Thank Tora T
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This museum is so fun, and its fun for the whole family, too. The museum is centered around on technology, natural history, physical science, and mathematics education. Permanent exhibits: Dinosaurs & Fossils, The Human Body, Questionable Medical Devices, Experiment Gallery, RACE: Are We So Different?,...More

Thank cmvonhirdler
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We have been members of this museum since it opened in the previous location in 1979. We took our kids there regularly when they were growing up and living at home. It is always included in the tour we give to our relatives and friends...More

Thank Preeti M
Reviewed 22 April 2016

My friends like to come here sometimes with me, and we like to visit the Omni Theater when we come. It is always my favorite part, but honestly, you have to walk around the museum and look at a bunch of average-looking artifacts and displays.

Thank baileybug02
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James D
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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
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
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!