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Address: 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: 612-335-6025

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The biggest convention center I've ever seen

Bring your walking shoes, this convention center is big! The convention center connects to the Skywalk and is walking distance to Nicolette Mall shopping area. Inside it has a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Kayleigh S
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Bring your walking shoes, this convention center is big! The convention center connects to the Skywalk and is walking distance to Nicolette Mall shopping area. Inside it has a coffee shop and a bar, but you'll need to walk a little ways away from the convention center to get real food.

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NYC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I was here for 5 days for a convention. The center is easily accessible via the Skyway from the Hilton and other local hotels. However, if you're working an event here and reliant on the Center's food choices, good luck. There are no modern water dispensers (water fountains dispense lukewarm, yellowish water) and the only "restaurant" had very little in... More 

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Richmond, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Pros: Staff was helpful, friendly, and accommodating. It's conviently located and there are signs throughout the city to direct you there if you are walking. The rooms were clean and well prepared. The charging stations were a lifesaver for my old phone with very little battery life. The center (and the whole town for that matter) is very green and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I went to the wedding fair in the convention center, it was the best event for the wrong person :D the building is great ...

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Peru, Illinois
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158 reviews 158 reviews
93 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Came here to go to the 2015 Twin Cities Auto Show with our dad. Very accessible off I-35W and I-94 with plenty of parking. The center is accessible by skywalk from a couple of the parking garages making it convenient during the winter. It's very spacious and easy to navigate unlike the too big McCormick Place closer to home. Plenty... More 

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Anoka, Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We love going to the Minneapolis convention center. It's nice and clean and they have some great shows there. We went to the Rv. show in February and auto show here in March. We had a good time looking at all the New cars that are coming out. They must of had over 400 cars there. The center is huge... More 

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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256 reviews 256 reviews
58 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My son and I went to the Boat Show. He is active military and I am retired, 25.5 yr. Showed our Military ID and they gave us each a complimentary pass, and thanked us for our service to the country. Very nice gesture and we appreciated it.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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89 reviews 89 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is my second time to the convention center. It's clean, well maintained, the information center is super helpful, and the food for our event was absolutely delicious! Easy walk to the hotels we stayed at. Love the skywalk connection!

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Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The convention center is clean and spacious. The food - as in all convention centers is expensive - but the quality isn't terrible. I wish there were more food places in/around the convention center for options.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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332 helpful votes 332 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a very large facility the Cirlings are high and it feels very open. There are a lot of bathrooms which us older people really apreciate.

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