Need ideas for your museum visit this summer?

  • 2014 Minnesota Museums Month

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    A 31-day celebration of the hundreds of historic sites, art museums, zoos, and science centers located across the state.
  • Minnesota Museums App

    By Minnesota Association of Museums & Minnesota Historical Society
    Smartphone Users: Minnesota's 500+ museums are now at your fingertips with the free Minnesota Museums App.
  • Made in Minnesota: Learn the Stories behind These Great Products

    By Lisa Meyers McClintick
    From Greyhound buses to SPAM and Red Wing pottery, get the inside story on the North Star state's best-known creations.
  • Hidden Gems Worth Finding

    By Erica Wacker
    From Greyhound buses to SPAM and Red Wing pottery, get the inside story on the North Star state's best-known creations.
  • Star Tribune: Museums and Attractions in Minnesota

    By Star Tribune
    Get more information about museums from Star Tribune.
  • Discover a New Breed of Dinosaurs

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    "Ultimate Dinosaurs" features 20 dinosaur specimens from South America, Africa and Madagascar, plus an accompanying IMAX film.
  • Sculpture Garden Features Art of Mini-Golf

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, adjacent to the Walker Art Center near downtown Minneapolis, is bringing back its popular artist-designed mini golf course, this time with a full 18 holes.
  • Beer & SPAM Museums Offer a Taste of History

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    What do the Schell's Museum of Brewing in New Ulm and the SPAM Museum in Austin have in common? Both Southern Minnesota destinations celebrate the flavorful history of iconic products.
  • Collect Amazing Art Museum Visits

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    Minnesota museums and sculpture parks boast amazing collections of art from thousands of years ago to today.
  • Discover Minnesota's Ethnic Heritage

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    Museums and sites present the stories of the Ojibwe and Dakota Indians, and of immigrants who settled in Minnesota—years ago or recently. These destinations reflect the rich tapestry that is Minnesota.
  • Experience 1899 at Historic Forestville

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    Take a guided tour of historic Forestville in southern Minnesota and experience life at the turn of the 20th century in a Minnesota farm town.
  • Explore Scandinavian Culture at the Hjemkomst Center

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    The Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead brings Scandinavian heritage to life with its Viking ship, stave church, special exhibits, and large seasonal festivals.
  • Metro History Museums Highlight "Wow" Moments

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    Explore the fascinating and fun collections at metro-area history museums. Unravel the stories behind intriguing artifacts and learn more about Minnesota's past.
  • Minnesota Museums Month: Animals, Flowers, Farms

    By Amanda Fretheim Gates, Minnesota Monthly
    When it comes to the 600 museums in Minnesota, we’re not just counting art museums, science centers, and historic societies. Animals, flowers, and farms count too!
  • Museums Bring History Alive

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    The traditions of the Ojibwe and Dakota Indians, the adventures of the voyageur fur traders, the perseverance of the early pioneers, the ethnic heritage of the immigrants who have settled in Minnesota through the ages.
  • Museums Serve Up Food History from SPAM to Green Giant

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    It's not surprising that Minnesota - part of America's corn and grain belt - has unique museums and sites devoted to food, glorious food!
  • Museums Welcome History Detectives

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    Don your detective hat and explore the fascinating and fun collections at Minnesota's history museums.
  • Mysteries and Rarities At Central Minnesota History Museums

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    Behold a mysterious runestone, rare manuscripts, and engravings and illustrations by the world's masters at two Central Minnesota museums.
  • Past and Present Meet in Little Falls

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    The lovely town of Little Falls sits at a scenic spot along the Mississippi River, and carries rich chapters of Minnesota's history.
  • Roses Bloom on Duluth Waterfront

    By Explore Minnesota Tourism
    The Duluth Rose Garden is a unique, contemplative spot in the center of the city with an impressive showcase of plants, including hundreds of rose varieties and some unique hybrids.