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Science Museum of Minnesota

120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
+1 651-221-9444
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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 interactive exhibits for all ages!
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
+1 651-221-9444
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great for younger and older kids. Many different types of exhibits. If you are lucky enough to come for the Pixar exhibit, do it! We used the light rail to get to the museum and it was only a short walk from the station. I...More

Thank TheMomfromCali
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to visit the Science Museum of Minnesota thinking we might spend a couple of hours there instead ended up spending the entire day there! Our family had a blast! Entertainment for all ages!

Thank JCAB04
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Science Museum of Minnesota's temporary exhibit for the summer of 2017 on Pixar is a fascinating look into the making of Pixar movies!

Thank RDwarrior2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The programs and Omni theater is a wonderful thing to experience. The theme changes in some rooms and the layout with the view of the river is beautiful. No ages will be disappointed. They also have catering, meeting rooms and restaurants

Thank stephen s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went mainly to see the Pixar exhibit, but we purchased a membership and also got free admission to the Omnitheater as well. Many of the exhibits remain the same throughout the years, but with things like new exhibits, it keeps it pretty fresh. If...More

Thank pmhhander
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for all ages. Everyone can learn from and experience the exhibits. Check out any special exhibit. Take at least a couple hours.

Thank KathrynJLamp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my fiance went with my family who all have kids from elementary school to high school. Omni movies are never as good or sophisticated as I think they will be-the one we saw got really corny and seemed to be meant for a...More

Thank Alyssa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is lots to do in this museum, especially for children interested in science. Very hands on exhibits. We did not see everything. Nice small dinosaur exhibit.

Thank Jacqueline K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited two years ago and were so excited to go back when we were in the Twin Cities again. This place is phenomenal! It kept us and our three kids (9, 12, 14) occupied for hours. We loved it so much that we decided...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Friday afternoon to view the Omnimax movie. The parking garage is convenient and the elevator takes you directly to the lobby of the museum. There was no line to get tickets to the movie. We visited the nice gift shop while...More

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Mary T
Does the ticket allow for re-entry? We would like to break for lunch and run back to our hotel to check on our dogs. Could we return after lunch? Thanks for your time! Mary
February 25, 2017|
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Response from AnneClare24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! We left for lunch as well. You have a wristband. Try Cosettas down the street for lunch- it's awesome!
can anyone recommend a good lunch restaurant near the museum? Not fast food type, but good real food.
December 26, 2016|
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Response from WIAlison | Reviewed this property |
Cossetta's Italian deli. It's great Italian that is served cafeteria style. They also have a nicer sit down restaurant upstairs as well as a bakery and a market. My personal favorite is their raspberry tarts. And the... More
Emmy H
Does the museum offer visually impaired guests headsets or are there group tours offered we could attend?
October 3, 2016|
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Response from retprin | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I would think so since they are very accompanying to disabilities.