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Science Museum of Minnesota

Open Now: 09:30 - 21:00
Open today: 09:30 - 21:00
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The kids love the dinosaurs!

The entire family enjoyed our visit. There were attractions that were interesting to people of all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St. Paul, MN
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An excellent museum filled with FUH Facts and Activities. Not just for kids but for adults as well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eagle River, Wisconsin
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“omni theater”(88 reviews)
“all ages”(118 reviews)
“musical stairs”(28 reviews)
The Science Museum of Minnesota is one of the state’s most popular museums, with a reach that extends well beyond its riverfront location in downtown Saint Paul. In addition to its beloved visitor place, which serves hundreds of thousands of people...more
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120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire family enjoyed our visit. There were attractions that were interesting to people of all ages.

Thank PTH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent museum filled with FUH Facts and Activities. Not just for kids but for adults as well. Interaction was the key theme for a fun filled day!

Thank dlwipp7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many things to see and do, we didn't know where to start! We should have done a quick walk-through and gone back to the highlights. We were under a time restraint and didn't get to fully enjoy the favs. We'll be back with a...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 6 October 2018 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.

Thank 41tatyanaa
Reviewed 29 September 2018 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 19 September 2018 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 18 September 2018

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 16 September 2018

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 6 September 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.

Thank Joseph-S4652017
Reviewed 5 September 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
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Rhonda V
16 November 2018|
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Response from Staehlin | Reviewed this property |
It will be busy. However, do a degree it depends on the weather. If it's nice it will be almost "crazy busy." If there's a bit of snow, or more, falling, the crowds will be quite a bit less. It's only uncomfortably crowded... More
28 December 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
16 October 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