Mill City Museum

Contact Information


  • $12 adults, $10 seniors and college students, $6 ages 5-17, free age 4 and under and MNHS members


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  • 704 South 2nd Street in downtown Minneapolis, 3 blocks north of the Metrodome, near the Guthrie Theater. Parking at nearby meters or ramps. GPS: 44.9787,-93.2575

Other Date Information

  • Open Tuesday through Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Sundays noon-5 pm. Open Mondays in July and August from 10 am-5 pm. Please check website for holiday hours.

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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