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Science Museum of Minnesota

Science Museum of Minnesota - Kellogg Plaza
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Located on Kellogg Boulevard and overlooking the Mississippi River, the Science Museum of Minnesota offers guests a unique opportunity to explore all kinds of science learning. Positioned in the heart of downtown Saint Paul, the museum attracts visitors from around the Midwest.

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Omnitheater

Omnitheater
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As one of the most popular attractions at the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Omnitheater provides visitors with more than “just your average” movie experience-on a screen that is 70 feet high and 90 feet wide! Omnitheater films are often shown in conjunction with exhibits and provide an even greater science learning experience.

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Dinosaurs and Fossils Gallery

Dinosaurs and Fossils Gallery
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Even the fossils enjoy the view! Overlooking the Mississippi River, the Science Museum of Minnesota provides visitors an opportunity to view one the most extensive dinosaur collections in the nation. One of the highlights of the museum’s Dinosaurs and Fossils Gallery is an 82-foot-long Diplodocus, a plant-eating dinosaur from the Jurassic period.

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Giant Astronaut

Giant Astronaut
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Visitors to the Science Museum of Minnesota will be greeted by this unforgettable face. Having made its debut at the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, this giant astronaut has made a permanent home in the Science Museum’s Atrium. It is more than a just a sculpture, though—it’s also an interactive exhibit. Visitors can display their names on the astronaut’s nametag and take photos of their faces to project onto the mask on the astronaut’s helmet.

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Experiment Gallery

Experiment Gallery
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In the Science Museum of Minnesota’s Experiment Gallery, visitors can carry out simple experiments and find the joy of discovery as they uncover the fundamental properties of physical events. They can explore energy transformation, weather, air dynamics, light, waves and resonance, and more.

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Cell Lab

Cell Lab
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The Science Museum of Minnesota’s Cell Lab offers visitors an opportunity to don a lab coat and gloves to explore the world of cells through creative experiments. Located in the Human Body Gallery, the Cell Lab is just one component that provides extensive information on the inner-workings of the human body.

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towboat

Towboat
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With Saint Paul’s roots originating from the Mighty Mississippi, the Science Museum of Minnesota’s authentic towboat, the Charles E., serves as a viewing platform overlooking the river that gave the city its life. Unique to this experience is the fact that the towboat is located 75-feet off the ground on the balcony of the Mississippi River Gallery.

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Big Back Yard

Big Back Yard
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A perennial summer visitor favorite, the Big Back Yard features a science-style mini-golf course, gardens, and an award-winning solar-powered building. Open daily during the summer, weather permitting. For more information and pricing, visit www.smm.org/bigbackyard.

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Big Back Yard

Big Back Yard
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A perennial summer visitor favorite, the Big Back Yard features a science-style mini-golf course, gardens, and an award-winning solar-powered building. Open daily during the summer, weather permitting. For more information and pricing, visit www.smm.org/bigbackyard.

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Big Back Yard

Big Back Yard
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A perennial summer visitor favorite, the Big Back Yard features a science-style mini-golf course, gardens, and an award-winning solar-powered building. Open daily during the summer, weather permitting. For more information and pricing, visit www.smm.org/bigbackyard.

Credit: Science Museum of Minnesota.