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Things to do in Minneapolis

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Activities in Minneapolis

The top 34 attractions in Minneapolis

Museums in Minneapolis
The Bakken Museum
The Bakken (Minneapolis) is a museum and library dedicated to electricity and magnetism. The museum is located on the western shore of Lake Calhoun. It offers interactive exhibits for both children and adults. The museum frequently hosts special events and themed evening science shows. It also features a collection of scientific instruments and books.
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Two River Gall / Mpls Indian Ctr
The center offers meeting rooms, a fitness center and an outdoor terrace. Several thousand of people enter the doors each year for events, meetings, or for the facilites. It has eight major programs, such as Ginew / Golden Eagle, a program outside school time for Indigenous children aged from 5 to 18 years old. The facilities are based on proven strategies, curriculum construction and cultural resistance approach based on risk prevention.
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Bloomington Historical Society
The Bloomington Historical Society is located in the newly-renovated Old City Hill on Penn Avenue and Old Shakopee Road. The collection contains artifacts, documents, photographs and books all about local history. Additionally, guided tours, workshops and research opportunities are offered, and visits are available to local students.
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Hennepin Parks
Hennepin Parks is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and it offers picnic and play areas. The park offers direct access to trails and bridges that provide an excellent view of the Mississippi River Gorge, and the Rock Arch Bridge. The park is spread out over 8 acres and features a covered stand, which offers a scenic spot for weddings.
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Golden Valley Historical Society
Golden Valley Historical Society is a great place to go to learn about the history of the Golden Valley in Minnesota. Founded on 1 October, 1974, it is run by public funds and all donations made to the society are tax deductible. It is located in the city of Minneapolis.
Museums in Minneapolis
Hennepin History Museum
The Hennepin History Museum (Minneapolis) offers excellent exhibits in an historic mansion, and has invaluable collections of academic files. It's exhibition and educational programs are offered in a valuable historic place. You can find history in the exhibitions, a library and outreach programs.
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Bell Museum of Natural History
The Bell Museum of Natural History (Minneapolis) is a part of the University of Minnesota and is situated on the campus of the University . The animals on display are all the species of the upper Midwest region, including deer, elks, swans, rabbits , beavers, hares, loons and ducks. You can also see giant shells, bones, shiny rocks and woolly mammoth tusks.
Museums in Minneapolis
Minneapolis Public Library
Friends of the Minneapolis Public Library is a museum located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This museum provides visitors fundamental presentations of the local library, programs, important events, and is developing collections and other services. It is mainly characterized by presenting and promoting important cultural events.
Museums in Minneapolis
Walker Art Center
The Walker Art Center is a wonderful place to see the best works of art in Minneapolis, Minnestota, USA. No doubt you will have a great time together with your friends or family, is one of the most memorable trips of your life.
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Pavek Museum of Broadcasting
The Pavek Museum of Broadcasting is one of the world's most important museums aiming to show and treasure collections of vintage radios and televisions. Located in St. Louis Park, or Minnesota Louis Park, the museum was created from the passion of Joe Pavek, who started collecting radios little by little. The museum, since its inception, has offered training courses for children and adults.
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Minneapolis Institute of Arts
The Art Adv. Guide Program Minneapolis Institute of the Arts museum is located in the city of Minneapolis. It has a permanent collection of nearly 100,000 pieces of art from all over the world, spanning 5000 years of history. The museum also hosts temporary exhibits of lesser known artists and large local exhibitions. There is normally an important major exhibition, as well as several small exhibits.
Museums in Minneapolis
Fridley Historical Society
The Fridley Historical Society in Minneapolis was founded in 1985 with the purpose of saving Fridley School District 23 from being demolished. It was a historic school next to Hayes Elementary School. It's the only community in Anoka County that has its own local museum that aims to lay the foundation for the transformation of a Virtual Museum Center, expanding the scope of the Historical Society programs and events to more citizens which will help generate video production of family histories, businesses and organizations.
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Wells Fargo History Museum
On the second floor of Wells Fargo bank, nice antiques to look and take pics!
Airports in Minneapolis
Minneapolis-Saint Paul
Very cool art exhibits during the summer!
Gardens in Minneapolis
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
A completely free cultural experience in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Spend hours walking through the unique sculptures, including the incredibly famous Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture at the heart of the park. Many a wedding photo has been snapped at this spot, with its reflecting pond. While you can't climb on the sculptures, they are meant to be interactive- explore the nooks and crannies of the Nautilus sculpture, or enjoy the reflections and maze-like qualities of the Two-way mirror, or stare up into space through the "Prophecy of the Ancients" sculpture. Whatever your interest, you'll find something to enjoy and appreciate- a great place for kids to learn about art and explore the different types of sculptures. Dogs are not allowed. Park is open from 6 AM until midnight. On-street parking is free for an hour, otherwise a large parking lot is available for the entire day for $3.50.
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Museums in Minneapolis
Humphrey Forum
In this museum of history, government and politics, an exhibit dedicated to the ideals, career and public life of Hubert Humphrey really stands out. This museum is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It's an interesting place to see, explore and visualize the life and work of this iconic person in American history. You can find excerpts of things he's written and objects that belonged to him.
Stadiums in Minneapolis
Target Field
Baseball is a uniquely American sport so if you're visiting for the first time it's a good opportunity to catch a game. Plus, the stadium is right in the city so you have great views of the buildings and skyscrapers.