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Mill City Museum

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O V E R V I E W
Facility:Mill City Museum
Description:Mill City Museum is located in the heart of the warehouse district in Minneapolis. With a nineteen minute movie, hands on exhibits and an "explosive" elevator ride, it gives an exciting look at how the history of the Twin Cities and the flour industry.

The website also offers a printable scavenger hunt for the museum and curriculum kit gear toward 3rd graders.
A D D R E S S
Address 1:704 South Second Street
Address 2:
City:Minneapolis
State/Province:MN
Zip Code:55401
V I S I T I N G   I N F O
Hours:Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m.; Also July and August, Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission:Programs included with museum admission of $10 adults, $8 seniors and college students, $5 children ages 6-17; free for MHS (MN Historical Society) members.
Telephone:(612) 341-7555
Website:http://www.millcitymuseum.org/
R E V I E W S
Laura Dawson, Co-op Member
We LOVED this museum. It was so fascinating and well done. The first thing we did was watch the film "Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat." It provided a wonderful history of Minneapolis and the flour mills along the river. We then made our way to the museum where we took part in a baking lab, learned how the river supplied energy to the mill, learned about the fire that burned down most of the original mill many years ago. There is also an eight-story elevator ride that tells the history of the mill. It is WONDERFUL! Not only is the museum well done, the exhibits look really good. I would recommend this museum to anyone visiting Minneapolis. We loved every minute of it.
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