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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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lots to see

This museum always has a lot to see and many presentations throughout the day. The Space exhibit was excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

This museum always has a lot to see and many presentations throughout the day. The Space exhibit was excellent.

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Luck, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stopped in a few months ago to look at a current exhibit and ended up signing up for a family membership. We recently returned to go through the entire Space exhibit and Imax movie. It was great - what a bargain for educational, enjoyable entertainment.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Space exhibit is worth the money- our kids really enjoyed themselves! (Ages 11, 5, 4). Lots of hands-on fun exhibits.

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We've been here several times but this time wasn't the best. The space exhibit was highly recommended, but it did not keep the interest of our kids ages 4-13. They were much more interested in getting out into the rest of the museum, so we felt like we wasted a lot of extra money on this exhibit. Definitely something that's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Went with my job & had a great time the dinosaur exhibit was the best i luved them big scary things lol seemed like they were real & they are Oh so nice & helpful there Great Staff

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have been to this museum both of my visits to the area and have had no problem spending an entire day. Their special exhibits are well done and expansive. The regular sections are fun and informative, plenty of hands-on learning. Fun for the whole family regardless of age. If I lived here I would buy an annual pass as... More 

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

When I worked in the education department of a natural history museum, the SMM was always a model of how museum education, so I was eager to see it in action. We went on a Saturday, so of course it was crowded but the ticket lines move efficiently. Fortunately, we weren't in line for Omni tickets and those tend to... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We brought our European family to the Science Museum and Omni Theater. We had a fun time exploring and "playing" with all of exhibits. When we were all exhibited out we went to see the show at the Omni Theater. It was one of the last shows of the night and so it was not too busy. This is a... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a fun place to go with or without kids. The Omni theater is always good. I suggest buying a membership. Omni theater tickets are free with a membership. We have used the reciprocity feature to get free admission to the Museum of Science and Industry, Field Museum and Adler Planetarium when visiting Chicago. Getting into those free pretty... More 

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Montevideo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

The science museum is a fantastic place for a family outing. They have lots of things to do to keep you entertained for hours.

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