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Science Museum of Minnesota

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Don't miss the chance to visit the cinema. Didn't expect much but it was pretty neat. Exhibitions... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great museum

The SMM has a lot of exhibits with good signage. Families, couples and solo visitors can all find... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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...more
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120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
+1 651-221-9444
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss the chance to visit the cinema. Didn't expect much but it was pretty neat. Exhibitions are fun and interactive.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The SMM has a lot of exhibits with good signage. Families, couples and solo visitors can all find interesting exhibits. There were a lot of people here during my visit. Yet it did not feel crowded. The staff is professional and friendly. Visitors can easily...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the space for a fundraising event. The facility is beautiful and modern with plentiful parking. The rooftop boasts epic city and river views. Definitely coming back to see exhibits!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The childrens museum is a more fun version of school also its a great place to have fun with your children!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love coming to the Science Museum so much we are now members. It's a great place for all ages - it's always on our list to bring our out-of-town guests. The Omni theater is especially fun in the winter during "Omni Fest" when they...More

Thank Ann V
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Cool place to go see. If there is a film showing that your interested in, totally worth the extra money. There are many cool permanent exhibits at the museum.

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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Went here with my wife and another couple and we had a blast. There is fun and information to be had for individuals of all ages.

Thank Ben-Jamin U
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Great science center with plenty to see and do plus views of the river. Very nice gift shop plus a terrific coffee bar with some food and ice cream options make it easy to stay here for a half-day to full day. Other attractions and...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We visit the science museum at least once a year...and we all love it. There is so much to do! My 7 year old loves the mummy and the human body exhibit, and my 10 year old loves all the experiments. We usually spend 5...More

Thank Alyssa H
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We have a group of children from age 2 yr. old to 16 yr. old. They all enjoyed it very much, lots of things to do and see, we spent a whole day there.

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December 27, 2017|
Response from LovingNewAdventures | Reviewed this property |
You can call the museum during business hours and they will take your info over the phone and set it up for you. What a nice gift idea!
James D
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth J | Reviewed this property |
If you have a membership, parking beneath the SMM is $5.00 anytime, but you do not have in/out parking privileges for that fee. And if you do not have a membership, the rates are still reasonable. There is also on-street... More
August 20, 2017|
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Response from Roger R | Reviewed this property |
Yes no problem when we take a lunch we eat in the area across from where you buy your ticket to get in - they also have lockers where we have stored our lunch when needed