Museums & Galleries
Art, History & Culture Come Alive
Museums dedicated to art, history, science and more are scattered throughout Minnesota. The Science Museum of Minnesota and Minnesota Children's Museum in St. Paul are must-sees for families, and the Lindbergh family and James J. Hill legacies have their own historic sites. Science and history come together at such places as the Runestone Museum, Bell Museum and The Bakken Museum, and art museums can be found in Rochester, Duluth, Minneapolis and beyond.
Must-See Art Museums
Art aficionados and appreciators will discover an incredible variety of art museums and sculpture gardens to visit throughout the state. No matter your preferred medium or style, Minnesota’s artistic array is sure to astound.Read More
Unravel the stories behind intriguing artifacts and learn more about Minnesota’s past at these 10 fascinating and fun Minnesota history museums.Read more
Explore the Minnesota History Center
Minnesota’s premier historical museum offers an interactive, visually stimulating glimpse of the state’s history and people, presenting exhibitions that are organized around both theme and period.Read More
Indigenous Peoples Museums
Honoring the rich Ojibwe (or Anishinaabe) and Dakota (Lakota) heritage of Minnesota’s history and culture, these are some of the best places to learn about everything from spiritual drumming and colorful powwow dances to intricate basketweaving and beadwork.Read More
If you really want to “take it all in,” a slew of must-visit museums are dedicated to serving up some of Minnesota’s most mouthwatering history lessons. Did someone say Spam Museum?!Read More
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