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Science Museum of Minnesota

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Address: 120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
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09:30 - 17:00
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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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Dining, theatre, experiments, games, challenges, facts, fossils and more. The staff here are extremely knowledgable, friendly and fun. In the summer you may enjoy the great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Maplewood, Minnesota
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Maplewood, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dining, theatre, experiments, games, challenges, facts, fossils and more. The staff here are extremely knowledgable, friendly and fun. In the summer you may enjoy the great outdoors as a part of your experience here as well. Engaging people of different ages and interests is limitless, when you visit the Science Museum of Minnesota.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Back again hoping to see another IMAX, but that one was gone. So what? We saw the Everest climb (puff, puff, tears, tears) and went on the International Space Ship along with the astronauts. That was just a couple of hours of our very-packed day, which had to include, again, the run up and down the musical stairs, passing through... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there to see "A Beautiful Planet". it was filmed by the astronauts onboard the International Space Station. Incredible what they are able to do up there and the pictures of earth, amazing. Well worth the trip.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was super loud and busy. Which is good. And bad at the same time. The lines were long for the exhibits In the sports. People didn't seem very excited to be working here. The volunteers had zero pep when telling us about the fossils. The parking was a nightmare. The ramp was full by 10:30-11am and the paid parking... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked through the entire museum, loved the hands on part of it and absolutely fell in love with the amount of dedication put into the special exhibit. The omnitheater was a once in a lifetime experience, as well. Fantastic!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the omnitheater shows sharks & the arctic! Going to see the Nile next week. Omnifest is on so if you're a science museum member you can go to a show a day free! We also took in the mythical show. Excellent displays & a storyteller that had stories to go with some of the displays. Kids &... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Loved the sports part. My girls got to race 3 or 4 times. Plus for to see themselves in slow motion doing cartwheels.... very fun

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As Carver level members we are able to come as often as we wish and we can bring 2 additional people as well. So whenever the grandparents or cousins come to visit they can go to the museum if the weather isn't agreeable for outdoor activities. If not a member, the museum can be very pricey for just 1 visit... More 

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we became members a few years ago. We thought our child would get "bored" going to the same place every few months. Boy were we wrong. Our now almost 13 year old asks to go to the museum and loves the new Sports exhibit.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exhibits rotate through and are also fun and challenging for the kids (of all ages) The Omni Theater is an awesome experience regardless of which movie is playing

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