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Ranked #1 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Art Museums; 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 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Theaters; Other
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Ranked #3 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Theaters; Other
Owner description: THE GUTHRIE THEATER is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training, known for... more » Owner description: THE GUTHRIE THEATER is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training, known for its dynamic productions of classic and contemporary plays. Open to the public year-round, this award-winning cultural destination houses three theaters, dramatic public spaces and distinctive dining. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel, the Guthrie is located in the historic Mill District of Downtown Minneapolis and features a 175-foot cantilever bridge which overlooks the Mississippi River. When it opened in 2006 Time magazine called the building "a 21st century dream factory." Visit the Guthrie to see a show, grab a cup of coffee and explore the building, shop at the Guthrie Store, or to simply take in the extraordinary riverfront views. Backstage tours are Friday and Saturday mornings. « less
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Ranked #4 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Theaters; Other
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Ranked #5 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Parks; Waterfalls; Outdoors
One of the city's oldest and most popular parks.
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Ranked #7 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #8 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
A comprehensive university offering undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 70 majors and fields.
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Ranked #9 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; 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 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Art Museums; 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 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #12 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Cultural
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 #13 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Three separate lakes (Lake of the Isles, Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet) all surrounded by pedestrian paths.
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Ranked #14 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
nation's first basilica
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Ranked #15 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Architectural Buildings; Specialty Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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 #16 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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 #17 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Theaters; Other
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Ranked #18 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #19 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Other
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Ranked #20 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Cemeteries; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
One of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country
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Ranked #21 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Performances; Theaters; Other
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Ranked #22 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Libraries; Science Museums; Museums
Learning center that explores the history, impact and applications of electricity and magnetism in the life sciences.
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Ranked #23 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Located on the campus of the University of Minnesota, this museum features fine arts from the contemporary period.
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Ranked #24 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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 #25 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Theaters; Other
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Ranked #28 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
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Ranked #29 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #30 of 87 attractions in Minneapolis
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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