MORE Ways to Play in the Twin Cities
Minneapolis, St. Paul and their neighboring communities make up an inviting metropolitan area with an appealing array of things to see and do. This summer, visit the vibrant Twin Cities and take advantage of these special discounts from three of the area's most popular attractions.
Science Museum of Minnesota
A lost civilization, rediscovered. Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed
The largest, most comprehensive exhibit of its kind makes its world premiere at the Science Museum of Minnesota this summer. Discover hundreds of beautiful, authentic artifacts. Decipher glyphs, build arches, step inside a Maya tomb and more. In this remarkable exhibition – the largest and most comprehensive of its kind – you'll discover how we know what we know about a spectacular, once-hidden ancient civilization – the Maya.
Call (651) 221-9444 or visit smm.org for more information.
You'll have a WILD time at the Minnesota Zoo in 2013 as it celebrates 35 years of connecting people, animals and the natural world. Two popular exhibits return for the summer of 2013 -- Africa! and Dinosaurs! Travel halfway across the world and into the heart of the African savannah, complete with giraffes, ostrich, bongos, wildebeest, addax and guinea fowl. With the option to hand-feed giraffes, you'll feel like you are on a safari! Then, go back in time more than 65 million years to Dinosaurs! Its roar is loader than ever with 20 larger-than-life animatronic dinosaurs, featuring the ever-popular tyrannosaurus rex, brachiosaurus, stegosaurus and many more. See Africa! and Dinosaurs!
Two adventures. One Place. Now - Sept. 2, 2013.
For more information, call (952) 431-9500 or mnzoo.org.
Valleyfair is the Upper Midwest's largest amusement park featuring more than 75 rides and attractions, including eight roller coasters, Soak City Waterpark, live entertainment, Planet Snoopy and the all-new Dinosaurs Alive! Take a step back in time at Dinosaurs Alive!, a multisensory and interactive dinosaur park with more than 30 life-size dinosaurs.
For more information, call (952) 445-6500 or visit Valleyfair.com.