Minnesota Discovery Center

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  • General: adults $9.00, seniors/military $8.00; students 3-17 $5, children 2 & under free. Trolley is $4.00 per person; mini-golf is $4.00 per person. Admission is free Thursday from 5 p.m. to close.


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  • Located in Chisholm on Hwy 169.

Other Date Information

  • Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed Sunday & Monday in Winter (Sept 8th - May 27th). Open Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. during the Summer (May 28th - Sept 4th)

Green Practices

  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more
  • Native American Heritage
  • Scandinavian Heritage

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  1. Easter Holiday Dinner

    1005 Discovery Dr.
    Chisholm, MN 55719
    Call: (218) 254-7959
    Toll Free: (800) 372-6437

    Join us for a traditional Easter dinner with all the trimmings prepared by our Executive Chef, Mitch Kerfeld. We will have a cash bar available.

    Fee: $16.95 per Adult, $7.95 per kid ages 4-12, kids 3 and under eat free with paid adult (price does not include tax).

    Pre-paid reservations required by March 23rd. Please call 218-254-7959 to reserve your spot!

    The Easter Feaster:
    Dinner Rolls with Butter

    Garden Salad with Dressings

    Deviled Eggs

    Ham & Cheese Bites

    Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

    Green Bean Casserole

    Candied Carrots

    Cream Styled Corn

    Glazed Ham

    Roast Beef

    The Easter Bunny Never Forgets Dessert:
    Carrot Cake

    Mini Easter Cakes

    Fudge Brownies

  2. Family Discovery Day: Fossils! Fossils! Fossils!

    1005 Discovery Dr.
    Chisholm, MN 55719
    Call: (218) 254-7959
    Toll Free: (800) 372-6437

    Paleontologist John Westgaard will be returning to Minnesota Discovery Center to display fossils and answer questions about the exciting discoveries from the Hill Annex Paleontology Project. Come learn what new discoveries have been made since last year. Kids will get to participate in hands on activities and games to learn about fossils.

Meetings & Conferences

  • Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
  • Meeting/Convention Facilities (maximum capacity): 3,000
  • Banquet Facilities (maximum capacity): 200
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 7
  • Largest Meeting Room (sq ft): 5,000
  • Exhibit Space (sq ft): 20,000
  • Catering Available
  • On-site Catering Required
  • Commercial Air Service Nearby

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