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Attractions in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Amusements

  • Lilli Putt Amusement Park 763-755-1450
    1349 Coon Rapids Boulevard, Coon Rapids, MN 55433
    Lilli Putt Amusement Park offers fun for the whole family with go-carts, miniature golf, and bumper boats. more info  map

  • Splatball 612-378-0385
    2921 North 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55411
    Splatball has been providing paintball players with safe, quality paintball games for over 25-years. Their Minneapolis indoor location features an urban warfare layout... more info  map

  • Wheel Fun Rentals 612-823-5765
    3000 Calhoun Parkway East, Minneapolis, MN 55408
    Lake Calhoun
    They provide the perfect water ride on their comfortable kayaks, canoes, pedal boats, or stand up paddle boards. Take a captivating journey around the Minneapolis Chain... more info  map

  • Wheel Fun Rentals 612-729-1127
    5022 West Nokomis Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55417
    Lake Nokomis
    Wheel Fun Rentals is located right next to the pavilion on West Beach with a variety of bikes, boats and specialty cycles.  more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Ard Godfrey House 612-870-8001
    50 University Avenue Northeast, Minneapolis, MN 55413
    Near St. Anthony Falls on the Riverfront
    Furnished with period furnishings, the Greek Revival-style Ard Godfrey House is the oldest remaining wood frame house in Minneapolis. Tours are normally available from... more info  map

  • Foshay Tower 612-359-3030
    821 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402
    Built as a tribute to the Washington Monument, the Art Deco-style, 447-foot Foshay Tower was the first skyscraper built west of the Mississippi and the tallest building... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Brooklyn Park Historical Farm (Eidem Homestead) 763-493-8333
    4345 101st Avenue, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
    The Brooklyn Park Historical Farm is a 10-acre living record of farm life in Minnesota during the years of 1890 to 1910. Owned by the Eidem family for 82 years, the... more info  map

  • Lakewood Cemetery 612-822-2171
    3600 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55408
    One may embark upon self-guided walking tours through almost 150 years of local history at this cemetery by reading about the people who made Minneapolis what it is... more info

  • Saint Anthony Falls Historic Site
    Renamed by Father Louis Hennepin after his patron saint, Saint Anthony of Padua; Saint Anthony Falls is the only waterfall on the Mississippi River and is known as the... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Bakken Library and Museum of Electricity in Life 612-926-3878
    3537 Zenith Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55416
    Located on the West Side of Lake Calhoun
    An independent, non-profit educational institution founded in 1975 by Earl E. Bakken, inventor of the first transistorized cardiac pacemaker; "the Bakken is a center for... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • American Swedish Institute 612-871-4907
    2600 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407
    Founded in 1929, this museum and cultural center celebrates the Swedish culture. Housed in the Turnblad Mansion, which is listed on the National Registry of Historical... more info  map

  • American Wings Air Museum (AWAM) 763-786-4146
    P.O. Box 49322, Blaine, MNThe American Wings Air Museum strives to find, restore and preserve the heritage of America's military support aircraft. Not only is the AWAM a working museum with... more info

  • Bell Museum of Natural History 612-624-7083
    10 Church Street Southeast, Minneapolis, MN 55455
    Situated on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota, "the James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History was established by state legislative mandate in 1872 to... more info  map

  • Foci - Minnesota Center for Glass Arts 612-623-3624
    2010 East Hennepin, Minneapolis, MN 55413
    Building 10
    "Foci MCGA is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit glass studio, education center and exhibition space dedicated to the education and exhibition of glass arts." more info

  • Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum 612-625-9494
    333 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455
    Housed in a stainless steel and brick building designed by architect Frank Gehry, on the east bank of the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus, the Weisman Art... more info  map

  • Hennepin History Museum 612-870-1329
    2303 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
    An award-winning history museum situated in the 1919 George Christian House, this museum features changing exhibits depicting the history of Hennepin County and an... more info  map

  • Humphrey Forum, The 612-624-5799
    301 Nineteenth Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55455
    This museum of history, government and politics features an exhibit dedicated to the ideals, career and public life of Hubert Humphrey. more info  map

  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery 612-874-3667
    2501 Stevens Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
    MCAD Gallery showcases and interprets contemporary art and design by local, regional and national artists and designers through diverse exhibitions and events throughout... more info  map

  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts 612-870-3131
    2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
    Located 1 Mile South of Downtown Minneapolis
    Minnesota's largest art educator, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts houses more than 80,000 objects from diverse cultural traditions spanning 5,000 years of world... more info  map

  • Minnesota Transportation Museum 651-228-0263
    193 Pennsylvania Avenue East (Office), St. Paul, MN 55130
    The Minnesota Transportation Museum operates five sites over a 75 mile area: an operating streetcar line, interstate tourist railroad, a depot museum, the former Jackson... more info  map

  • Northern Clay Center 612-339-8007
    2424 Franklin Avenue East, Minneapolis, MN 55406
    A established, regionally based national ceramic arts organization, the Northern Clay Center features 10 exhibitions each year, which includes functional, sculptural,... more info  map

  • Original Baseball Hall of Fame of Minnesota 612-375-9707
    910 South Third Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
    Near the Metrodome in Minneapolis, the Original Baseball Hall of Fame Museum of Minnesota features exhibits of uniforms, baseball cards, World Series bats, autographed... more info  map

  • Sosin & Sosin Gallery 612-378-0581
    1231 Washington Street Northeast, Minneapolis, MN 55413
    The Sosin & Sosin Gallery showcases the work of Georgette Sosin and Henry Sosin. Georgette's mediums include sculptures, prints, and drawings. Henry's preferred media... more info  map

  • Walker Art Center 612-375-7600
    1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Adjacent to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
    The first public art gallery in the Upper Midwest, the Walker Art Center "is recognized internationally as a singular model of a multidisciplinary arts organization and... more info  map

  • Wells Fargo History Museum 612-667-4210
    90 South 7th Street, Skyway Level, Minneapolis, MN 55479
    Wells Fargo's mid-western heritage is depicted at this museum though various exhibits which include an original 1863 Concord Coach, a recreated 1900 town bank, coins,... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary 612-370-4903
    Theodore Wirth Parkway and Glenwood Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55422
    Located in Theodore Wirth Park
    The oldest public wildflower garden in the United States, the 15-acre Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary features seasonal displays of native wildflowers... more info  map

  • Lyndale Park Gardens & the Roberts Bird Sanctuary 612-370-4838
    4124 Roseway Road, Minneapolis, MN 55409
    Located in Lyndale Park
    Adjacent to Roseway Road on the northeast shore of Lake Harriet, the Lyndale Park Gardens & the Roberts Bird Sanctuary features four distinctive gardens: the Rose... more info

  • Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
    726 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Across from the Walker Art Center and Guthrie Theater, the 11-acre Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is a joint project of the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Park and... more info  map

  • Minnesota Zoo 952-431-9200 or 952-431-9500
    13000 Zoo Boulevard, Apple Valley, MN 55124
    Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the Minnesota Zoo features more than 2,000 animals, with over 400 species being represented in their natural... more info

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