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Mill City Museum

704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2163
+1 612-341-7555
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Built into the ruins of what was once the world's largest flour mill, Mill City Museum is located on the historic Mississippi Riverfront. Here, visitors of all ages learn about the intertwined histories of the flour industry, the river, and the city of Minneapolis.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2163
+1 612-341-7555
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Reviewed yesterday

The flour tower tour in which you sit in a freight elevator with glass in front as you see old equipment is fascinating. At the top floor are incredible views of Minneapolis. In addition, there are food samples (bread, brownies, etc.) Another highlight of the...More

Thank dbtraveler58
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was glad i read about this museum and tour online. It was a really interesting tour and I really loved the views from the tower. Definitely go!

Thank wellermdfan
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great museum on the history of how the mill business worked and how it drove the growth of Minneapolis.

Thank paulhall2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an interesting and unique museum for people interested in diving into what makes Minneapolis history unique. You get a detailed look at the history of milling in Minnesota with interactive exhibits and original artifacts (all housed in an original mill). Most of the...More

Thank bbschellenberg
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had no idea a museum about flour milling could be so interesting and engaging. What a great way to learn about the history of the city while viewing its impressive scenery (awesome view of the river from the observation deck). Loved the elevator!

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Minneapolis was a mill town. That's why I appreciate the effort that went into creating this creative museum with one of the coolest ride/tour experiences of any museum I've ever been to. You'll learn all about the mill history in this former mill space along...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here most recently with 19-20 year olds and 30-40 year olds. Everyone had a good time and learned something in a fun way. We were able to grind flour (or try grinding flour) during our visit. The elevator tour was neat and our...More

Thank dektolia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't realize that Minneapolis was once the flour mill capital of the world. The museum gives the history of the city's flour industry. The highlight is a trip up flour tower which includes a ride in an enormous elevator which stops at various floors...More

Thank umuzungu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were aware that the Twin Cities had its roots in the grain market. So it seemed appropriate to finally visit this museum since we were visiting the area for the forth time. A pleasant surprise it as. Located in a very...More

Thank X5927VUdavidm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant food was never ending and every kind of meat you could think of. All carved right at your table.

Thank Stuart A
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Response from Mike_Edina | Reviewed this property |
Parking may be a challenge on the 4th, but the city has a ramp directly across the street with 324 spaces. We have used it recently when the on-street parking was blocked by construction. There is no attendant so you need to... More