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Ranked #1 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings... more » Owner description: Travel through 4,000 years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings and prints. « less
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Ranked #2 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #3 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Sports Complexes
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Ranked #4 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #5 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional... more » Owner description: The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world. « less
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Ranked #6 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #7 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #8 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Parks; Waterfalls
One of the city's oldest and most popular parks.
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Ranked #9 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Located within the ruins of the Washburn A Mill, this museum chronicles the flour milling industry through multi-sensory and... more » Owner description: Located within the ruins of the Washburn A Mill, this museum chronicles the flour milling industry through multi-sensory and interactive exhibits and games. « less
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Ranked #10 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The Museum of Russian Art is the only museum in North America devoted to preserving and presenting all forms of Russian art... more » Owner description: The Museum of Russian Art is the only museum in North America devoted to preserving and presenting all forms of Russian art and artifacts. Housed in a beautifully renovated historic building, the Museum’s multi-level galleries provide a tranquil and intimate setting for TMORA’s exhibitions and educational events. Now on view: Women in Soviet Art: focusing on the representation and self-representation of women in Soviet art, this exhibition explores the roles and perspectives of women under the Soviet system from the 1950s–1980s.Jewish Life in the Russian Empire: Exhibited for the first time in 1867 at the seminal ethnographic exhibit in Moscow, the photographs depict a unique record of Jewish life in Tsarist Russia. It tells the story of Jewish communities within the Pale of Settlement, a region where permanent residency of Jewish peoples was allowed. Jewish Life in the Russian Empire will be on display in the lower gallery. « less
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Ranked #11 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Educational Sites
A comprehensive university offering undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 70 majors and fields.
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Ranked #12 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #13 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Founded in 1929 by Swan J. Turnblad, this castle serves as a combination historic house/museum that features exhibits and... more » Owner description: Founded in 1929 by Swan J. Turnblad, this castle serves as a combination historic house/museum that features exhibits and programs of the Swedish culture. « less
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Ranked #14 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Bodies of Water
Three separate lakes (Lake of the Isles, Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet) all surrounded by pedestrian paths.
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Ranked #15 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is one of the crown jewels of the city’s park system, uniting two of Minnesota’s most... more » Owner description: The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is one of the crown jewels of the city’s park system, uniting two of Minnesota’s most cherished resources—its greenspace and its cultural life. The 11-acre site showcases more than 40 works from the Walker Art Center’s renowned collection. A partnership with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, the Garden is a top destination for visitors, who enjoy not only the art but also the seasonal displays in the Cowles Conservatory and the Alene Grossman Memorial Arbor and Flower Garden. « less
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Ranked #16 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #17 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Scenic Drives; Biking Trails
40+ miles of bike trails throughout the city
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Ranked #18 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Architectural Buildings; Specialty Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: After recent renovation, our museum and observation deck are now open seven days a week from 12:00pm-9:00pm. Weather... more » Owner description: After recent renovation, our museum and observation deck are now open seven days a week from 12:00pm-9:00pm. Weather permitting, both will be open year round. « less
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Ranked #19 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #20 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Operas
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Ranked #21 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #22 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
nation's first basilica
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Ranked #23 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Performances; Theaters
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Ranked #24 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #25 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cemeteries
One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country
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Ranked #26 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Art Museums
Located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, this museum features fine arts from the contemporary period.
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Ranked #27 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #28 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Waterfalls
Owner description: Waterfalls that once possessed religious significance for Native American tribes are today part of Minneapolis' historic... more » Owner description: Waterfalls that once possessed religious significance for Native American tribes are today part of Minneapolis' historic district. « less
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Ranked #29 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #30 of 115 attractions in Minneapolis

Original construction dates to the late 1920's, with a major remodelling in 1950. Subsequent remodelling has added some modern features (such as luxury boxes), but one does not... more »

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