Tuesday - Sunday 10am to 4pm
The Bakken Museum inspires a passion for innovation by exploring the potential for science, technology, and the humanities to make the world a better place. Since 1975, The Bakken Museum has been committed to nurturing a passion for science in visitors from around the world. Founded by Earl Bakken, a Minneapolis native and co-founder of Medtronic.
Minneapolis Institute of Art (Minneapolis)
Tuesday-Sunday 10am - 5pm
Extended hours on Thursday until 9pm
Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art. This exhibit is traveling all over the country to explore ghosts from our history and how they are an unsettled part of daily life. Ghosts populate our literature, our entertainment, and our art. This exhibition explores the numerous ways that artists in the United States have made sense of their own experiences of the paranormal and the supernatural, developing a rich visual culture of the intangible.
Daily 10am to 4pm
Created by the State of Minnesota, the Minnesota Zoo opened in 1978 with a mission to connect people, animals, and the natural world to save wildlife. Cutting-edge exhibits provide exciting experiences with animals and their habitats introducing guests to species from around the globe. Education programs engage audiences at the Zoo, throughout the region, and around world. Conservation programs protect endangered species and preserve critical ecosystems.
Check in times on Fridays 4pm or 6pm and Sundays 10am or 12pm
Located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Saint Paul, the Science Museum offers 370,000 square feet of space. It includes a 10,000-square-foot temporary exhibit gallery, five permanent galleries, acres of outdoor space, and an Imax Convertible Dome Omnitheater.
Seaquest (Roseville Mall)
Monday-Saturday 11am - 7pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm
Seaquest offers guests the opportunity to interact with the vast species we share this planet with, and build a relationship that inspires them to become vested in conservation and in the protection of our planet’s diverse inhabitants.
Guests are encouraged to connect with animals and learn about their ecosystems through various hands-on activities which include hand-feeding sharks, stingrays, birds and exotic animals. Adventurers in search of a more daring experience can enjoy walk-in aviaries, behind the scenes tours, feeding caiman alligators or snorkeling with reef sharks, stingrays and hundreds of tropical fish.