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Science Museum of Minnesota

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Address: 120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
Phone Number: 651 221 9444
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The Science Museum of Minnesota is well-known for its hands-on approach to...

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 interactive exhibits for all ages!

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Omni Theater National Parks and Mummies exhibition

Seeing our national parks on the big screen was almost like being there in person. It is America's greatest idea. In addition, the mummy exhibit was excellent. I learned a lot... read more

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St. Paul, minnesota
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St. Paul, minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Seeing our national parks on the big screen was almost like being there in person. It is America's greatest idea. In addition, the mummy exhibit was excellent. I learned a lot about mummies from Egypt and Peru.

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Amazingly complex and comprehensive museum. We purchased a family membership for repeat visits with grandchildren. There is more than enough for a very full day outing. Beautiful location right on the Mississippi, too. IMAX is amazing. Be sure to line up early and do not sit too close to the front or you will either miss out on some of... More 

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Twin Cities
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great exhibits for all ages. Have been there tons of times over the years. The newly expanded quack medicine exhibit was fun and made for really great conversations with my kids (11,15,18) about easy remedies and quick fixes, and the importance of research. An exhibit about race was really interesting and challenged us all. All the old standbys like dinosaurs... More 

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Saint Paul Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a really fun museum to go see. It is an attraction that many people come from out of town to see. It has all kinds of different science exhibits to see, play with, experience, and enjoy. It's really great for kids, because they aren't just looking, but actually interacting with the exhibits. They get to learn by doing.

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Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although we did not tour the museum, we took in the IMAX National Parks movie, which will make you want to visit more parks than ever. Beautifully filmed with views you will not be able to get unless you are an extreme sportsman, the engaging film includes narrative by Robert Redford and follows a delightful group of experienced climbers. A... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Omnitheater is a must; you are sitting inside a huge, curved screen that puts you in the middle of dramatic landscapes or seascapes. The films are only 45 minutes long, so even smaller children can tolerate sitting still (hint: be sure to sit in the top 1/3 of the seats for best focus). There are dinosaurs and science activities... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the Mummy Exhibit covering Peruvian and Egyptian processes. Use of new CT and 3D printing to share information about the mummies is fascinating. Lunch was tasty and the deck has a great view of the river.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saw National Parks film in the IMAX theater. Stunning. Comfortable space. You have to be up for energetic kids (and adults).

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Thank 19Monkey66
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and I were encouraged to visit this amazing museum, and we're glad we did. Outstanding displays, helpful, courteous employees and volunteers, and lots of cool hands-on things for kids and adults to play with. We saw the mummy display and learned so much...there were videos to watch, and the staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. We also saw... More 

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Thank Dawn W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our last visit included the special exhibition of the Mummies. We took three grandkids, ages 1-9, so planned a short visit. Finally renewed our membership, which will save us a ton of money, especially because we don't like to take the one year old for too many hours in a row. (Membership costs roughly twice one single visit). Interesting exhibits... More 

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