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Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul
(4.4/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Explore exhibits covering science, technology, and mathematics at Science Museum of Minnesota. Learn about the human body and participate in experiments using real lab equipment, view a popular Egyptian mummy, and experience the bloodstream superhighway. You'll have the chance to explore world-class prehistoric dinosaur and fossil displays and check out the gallery that displays oddities such as antiquated medical devices. Use our Saint Paul tourist route planner to arrange your visit to Science Museum of Minnesota and other attractions in Saint Paul.
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  • Spent 5 hours going through this museum. The I MAX It's a Beautiful Planet really was a great movie. Every floor of this museum has something for everyone Very well done. And the café food was good an...  more »
  • Our kids are teen and preteen but this was still a great way to spend the day. The exhibits are hands on and very interesting. There's lots to see and do and a couple of places to get lunch or a snack...  more »
  • Just to see the dinosaurs was worth the visit. Great family place. Parking was ten dollars. Lots of places to eat around 
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  • This place has tons of interactive exhibits, the layout is separated in different levels but it is very well organized. It looked like they were updating some sections in the prehistoric area but everything else was vey well maintained. It was a great place to stay during the rain and in 4 hours I was able to see and read about 95% of everything. Would definitely recommend visiting. Great for children and adults
  • the science museum has always got something very interesting going on. the displays are always stunning and you have a great opportunity to learn a lot. however, I have had the great pleasure of working with the science museum on a few different occasions and honestly the employees there are so much more interesting than their artifacts. these people are brilliant minds with such colorful backgrounds and such intriguing stories. I love this place for so many reasons. a great way to spend a day.
  • Filled with dinosaurs and science exhibits and the Omni Theater, the Science Museum of Minnesota is a great place to spend a day with your children or grandchildren. I'd avoid the on-site restaurant. There are even some exhibits outside in the back of the museum.
  • The Science Museum is never a disappointment! My favorites are the musical staircase and the optical illusion theatre (though they may have swapped that one out). The last time I was there, I was chaperone for a school group and we went in the group entrance on the river side of the museum; I found the iguana statue that I loved as a kid! I've also recently enjoyed eating lunch and listening to the seismic chimes. However, the criticisms I hear most often are concerning the Omni theatre... I don't often get an Omni ticket, so that might have an impact on my museum experience.
  • Enjoying taking my kids there! Lots of fun activites to do and keeps them entertained for hours. Also the place is kept cool with lots of restrooms and drinking fountains. Also, good food options though a bit pricey.