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Visit Minnesota museums all over the state. Minnesota museums celebrate our history, achievements, art and culture. Museums are some of the most visited attractions in Minnesota.

The Landmark Center (pictured) in downtown St. Paul is a Minnesota museum that encompasses many features and attractions. It is home to many prominent Twin Cities arts organizations, including:

  • American Association of Woodturners and the AAW Gallery of Wood Art
  • Ramsey County Historical Society Gallery - changing exhibits about local history
  • Schubert Club Museum of Musical Instruments
  • Landmark Center Archive Gallery - changing exhibits from its local history collection

You can discover unique and popular museums all around Minnesota. Read reviews of some of them at Things to Do in Minnesota.

Minnesota museums showcase and celebrate what has made, and still makes, our state unique. Some museums in Minnesota, like the Minnesota History Center, the Science Museum of Minnesota, and some of our art museums are so large that you could spend days and not see everything. 

Other museums are much smaller and focus on a particular interest such as fishing, trains, a famous person, a particular culture or even the quirky and unusual. All are great places to discover summer activities for kids and year-round enjoyment for everyone.

Visit Minnesota Museums of Art: Some of our favorite art museums include:

  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • Walker Art Center
  • Minnesota Museum of American Art
  • Weisman Art Museum

Read more about the variety of art museums that contribute so much to the great quality of life for those who are interested in Minnesota art and culture.

Minnesota Children's Museum

Visit Minnesota museums that have a special appeal for children.

Many other museum across the state will be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. We've included some of the best on this page of little known Minnesota attractions.

Minnesota History Museums: Visit Minnesota museums that focus on the history and culture of Minnesota and Minnesotans. Two that are not to be missed are:

  • American Swedish Institute:Tour the Turnblad Mansion, enjoy exhibitions in the Mansion and Osher Gallery, experience contemporary Swedish and Nordic culture alongside Minneapolis history, find unique Nordic designed products in the Museum Shop. Visit for special holiday exhibits including Christmas and Valentine Day.
  • Museum of Russian Art: The only North American museum of its kind, this museum showcases Russian art and artifacts seldom seen anywhere else in the U.S.
Minnesota Museum of Science

Visit Minnesota Museums that Focus on Science and Education. Here are two to start you off.

  • Minnesota Science Museum: A huge museum with interactive displays for all ages, the famous OMNI Theater, the Mississippi River Museum, and the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices. Who could ask for more?
  • Bakken Museum of Electricity: Discover electricity with Benjamin Franklin! Learn about magnetism and see related antique devices.

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