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Science Museum of Minnesota

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Address: 120 W Kellogg Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Phone Number: 651 221 9444
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Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Description: 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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A must see in St Paul

A wonderful museum with great, hands-on experiences for the whole family...even the adults can learn something. Helpful staff, clean and tidy building, and well put together... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A wonderful museum with great, hands-on experiences for the whole family...even the adults can learn something. Helpful staff, clean and tidy building, and well put together exhibits. We spent a few hours here, and easily could have spent more.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Loved the butterfly house. Had a great time in the kids hall. The dinosaurs are always a hit. Make it a whole day with a movie

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, Usa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The science museum of Minnesota is a great place. I have been going for 20 years, but it is outrageously over priced. Even as a member it is overpriced.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the IMAX about the Hubble telescope. The U.S. Park Service in lobby was a plus as they were so knowledgeable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a great museum with many hands-on exhibits. The kids had so much fun that even after 4 hours I could not pry them away. Access and parking are easy. Your kids will love it. For lunch, though, take the 5 minute walk to 7th street and eat some real food before returning to the museum for the afternoon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you have kids, bring them; if you like science and don't have kids, don't bother. Unlike the museums at the museum campus in Chicago or The Smithsonian, this museum doesn't really strike a great balance between the interests of children and adults. It's for kids; kids who like to touch and bang on things. Good for them, bad for... More 

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I rarely give top billing to anything, but I really feel the Science Museum earns it. My husband and I are both STEM geeks, so we end of taking our kids to a lot of sciency stuff, everywhere we go. Visiting a number of similar museums, SMM is one the best. I should also include this is a very kid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Science Museum of Minnesota offers a great experience to kids and adults alike. The Omni Theater with the huge screen drowsy right into the action! The museum itself always has good displays and there are things to do for the kids to keep them entertained. There's a nice museum store with good books and other educational items to take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

If you like historical stuff, and I do, then visit the Science Museum. Kids will love it. However, if you have been to Kennedy Space Center, or the Smithsonian, this may not wow you. The local natural history exhibits are informative and it's location overlooking the river is beautiful. There is much to be learned here and it does have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a fun place to spend a few hours. I think it is great that they have so many exhibits. From native wildlife of Minnesota to a wall that sneezes on you to an interactive building area, there is something for everyone. One catch: my favorite part, the outdoor erosion and mini golf exhibits aren't open most of the... More 

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Additional Information about Science Museum of Minnesota

Address: Address: 120 W Kellogg Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Phone Number: 651 221 9444
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm

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