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Mill City Museum

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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...more
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704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2163
+1 612-341-7555
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Visited with wife and 17 yr old daughter. We all thought it was great. It was STEM day so perhaps there was a bit more going on than normal, but for $30 total, it was well worth the 2.5 hours. Minneapolis movie is well done. Flour tower is extremely well done and observation
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Our waitress suggested the Museum since it was close and walkable. Took the tour. Very informative. Plus they have a movie of the history of Minneapolis. It was a great day. They also had an indoor farmers market with lots of selections from local vendors. The market is 2
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What a great way to learn the history of millingIn Minnesota, from the everyday to the horribly dangerous. And a fun collection of cookbooks too. Even I, a big believer in Twin Cities history and bragging rights, learned a mountain of new information!
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We specifically came to Minneapolis to visit this museum as part of our homeschool studies. There was a nice mix of displays, descriptions and hands-on activities. We enjoyed the Minneapolis in 19 minutes flat movie, however the Flour Tower, while interesting, was almost
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Having visited several of the museums in Minneapolis, decided to give the Mill City Museum a try, and it did not disappoint. We spent three hours looking at the items on display, reading about the history of Minneapolis and milling industry, and reminisced on several of these
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