Museum Day 2020 – Cancelled

Museum Day

Participating museums change from year to year. There is no guarantee that a museum that participated in the past will participate the next year, but we keep a list because it never hurts to ask.

Museums that participated in 2019:

Minneapolis Museums:

Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis
Usual Admission: Free Every Day

Saint Paul Museums:

Center for Hmong Studies
Concordia University, 1245 Carroll Avenue
Usual Admission: Free Every Day

Greater Metro Area

Pavek Museum of Broadcasting
3517 Raleigh Avenue, St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Usual Admission: Adults $7.00, Children $6.00

The Works Museum
9740 Grand Ave S, Bloomington, MN, 55420
Usual Admission: Adults/Children: $9.00; Children under 2: FREE

Museum Day Road Trip – South

Minnesota Marine Art Museum
800 Riverview Drive, Winona
2 hour 15 minute drive from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission: Adults $7.00; Children $3.00; Families: $20.00; Children under 4: FREE

Museum Day Road Trip – North

Hjemkomst Center
202 1st Avenue North, Moorhead, MN 56560
4 hour drive from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission
: Adults: $10.00; Children 5-17: $8.00; Children under 5: FREE

Museums that participated prior to 2019:

Carlton County Historical Society
406 Cloquet Avenue, Cloquet, MN, 55720
2 hour drive from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission: Adults $3.00; Children under 12 $1.00; Families: $5.00; Children under 5: FREE

Duluth Children’s Museum
115 S 29th Ave W, Duluth, MN 55806
2 1/2 hour drive from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission: All $9.00; Children under 2: FREE

Freeborn County Historical Museum
1031 Bridge Avenue, Albert Lea, MN, 56007
1 1/2 hour drive from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission: Adults: $7.50; Children 12-18: $2.00; Children under 11: FREE

Gibbs Museum of Pioneer & Dakota Life
2097 Larpenteur Avenue West, Saint Paul , MN, 55113
St. Paul
Usual Admission: Adults $8.00; Seniors: $7.00; Children 6-18/Students: $5.00; Children under 5: FREE

Hennepin History Museum
2303 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Minneapolis
Usual Admission: Adults $5.00; Seniors/Students: $3.00; Children under 3: FREE

Note: This is a small museum and a good choice if you just want a short visit. If you are looking for a full day out, you may want to pair it with the nearby Minneapolis Institute of Art (always free).

Legacy of the Lakes Museum
f/k/a Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum
205 3rd Avenue W, PO Box 1216, Alexandria, MN, 56308
2 hour drive from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission: Adults: $8.00; Children 5-17: $5.00; Family (parent & children 17 and under): $18.00; Children under 5: FREE

Minnesota Military Museum
Camp Ripley, 15000 Highway 115, Little Falls, MN 563455
1 hour, 45 minute drive from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission: Adults: $5.00; Children 6-16: $2.00; Children under 6: FREE

Minnesota Museum of American Art
The Pioneer Endicott, 141 E. 4th Street, St. Paul, MN 551011
In St. Paul
Usual Admission: Free Every Day

North West Company Fur Post
12551 Voyageur Lane, Pine City, MN, 55063
1 hour drive from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission: Adults $10.00; Seniors/College Students $8.00; Children 6-17: $6.00; Children under 5: FREE

Otter Tail County Historical Society
1110 Lincoln Avenue West, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
2 hours, 40 minute drive from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission:
Adults: $5.00
Children 5-11: $2.00
Children under 5: FREE

Scott County Historical Society – Stans Museum
235 Fuller Street South, Shakopee, MN, 55379
Metro Suburb – 30 minutes from Minneapolis/ 40 minutes from St. Paul
Usual Admission: Adults $4.00; Students $2.00; Children under 5: FREE

Steele County History Center
1700 Austin Road, Owatonna, MN 55060
1 hour from the Twin Cities
Usual Admission: Adult Admission: $5.00; Children 7 – 16: $3.00; Children under 6: FREE

 

4 thoughts on “Museum Day 2020 – Cancelled”

    1. I’m sorry. I updated last week and there list changed substantially during that time. I have updated again, and we should match now.

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