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Minnesota History Center

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Address: 345 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1903
Phone Number: 651 296 6126
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: This museum makes ingenious use of its 44,000 square feet and two million...
This museum makes ingenious use of its 44,000 square feet and two million items.
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Hmong Minnesota

Awesome exhibit! The. Minnesota History Center never disappoints! They really do a high quality job telling a story!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Awesome exhibit! The. Minnesota History Center never disappoints! They really do a high quality job telling a story!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I've been here a couple if times with my wife and it is always interesting. The last exhibit we went and saw was in the Hmong people people, the part they played in the Vietnam war to help the USA and the local community of them in the Twin Cities area. We also went to the restaurant and the food... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

pretentious and overpriced food; history exhibits pretty pedestrian and don't change often, the whole center is pretentious and overpriced

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Awesome history center. Everything there is point on. Fabulous and reasonably priced gift shops. Lovely cafe. Exhibits reach you on all levels, beautiful visuals, incredible audio stories, well laid out. The hmong exhibit is open through November 2015. Celebrating 40 years of Hmong in the USA. These valiant mountain people rescued thousands of downed airforce pilots along the ho chi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

They do a great job of telling the story of Minnesota's history. I love how interactive the experience is, and how detailed their exhibits are. It's easy to spend the day here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Fabulous comprehensive exhibit featuring works from throughout Morrison's career. Thisisa don't miss.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Changing exhibits, beautiful architecture, superb research library, pleasant cafe. Handsome place! I liked the pace of it with people around to answer questions and direct you. Easy on site parking but I wish I didn't have to pay for it..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Outstanding, History of Minnesota. One has to Experience on their own. everyone has a different point of view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

George Morrison exhibit was on, the usual museum was interesting, cafe served good food and the research library is a great asset.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We were told they opened at 9:30am, we arrived though they didn't open any exhibits until 10am. The exhibits were nice but really geared toward younger people. There were some nice things to look at but mostly this is something the kids may be interested in going to for a couple hours, I wouldn't tour this as an adult looking... More 

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