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The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis

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#3 of 7 in Childrens Museums in Minnesota
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  • September 16, 2017
    Great little museum, with lots of interactive exhibits--for kids and adults. Wonderful insights and history of electricity and medicine. In a beautiful old mansion, like Frankenstein's castle.  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    My 6 yr old grandson had visited the Bakken Museum with his school & was keen to take me. We took the bus & had a nice walk by a lake to get there. It's in an old mansion & part of a lovely neighbourh...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    Very interesting museum about electricity. There are a lot of interactive exhibits in a historic mansion. The drawback is that there are a many objects in cases with no explanation as to what they are...  more »
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  • July 2, 2017
    Great place for history, science and learning. Beautiful outdoor gardens and across the street from Lake Calhoun
  • June 24, 2017
    Small but interesting. Good interactive exhibits. Beautiful space.
  • February 2, 2017
    I highly recommend checking out the Bakken Museum. I took my wife and 2 kids there recently and it was a great visit. They do a great job and teaching about electricity through providing hands on experiments that any age can enjoy. The staff was very friendly and took a lot of time with our kids to help show and teach them about the exhibits in the museum.
  • April 25, 2017
    This is a nice museum around Lake Calhoun. I am unaware of the hours it is open for the public. I prefer the history of the house rather than the scientific stuff.
  • April 10, 2017
    Really fun place to learn about electricity. Also, don't forget to buy a jar of their honey, they have their own bee hives and it tastes awesome!

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