Train City Model Railroad Museum (TCMRM)

Great exhibit to visit for adults and kids alike! Detailed models inspire the imagination with reproduced scenes of the rail lines, both passenger and freight carrying. The museum is run by a volunteer staff. Admission is $6, kids 7 and under are free. 651-647-9628

Mill City Museum

From 1880-1930 Minneapolis was known as the Flour Capital of the World! The Washburn A Mill was the most advanced in the world until it was replaced by the Pillsbury Mill across the river. The Mill was restored by the Minnesota Historical Society and opened as a museum in 2003. Lots of hands on activities, and a 12 minute elevator ride known as the Flour Tower Show is a must! $10 per adult, $8 for seniors, $5 for children 6 to 17, and kids 5 and under are free. 612-341-7555

Franconia Sculpture Park

A 43 acre sculpture park in the scenic St. Croix Valley, Franconia Sculpture Park is an open air sculpture labratory accessible to everyone, free each and every day of the year. Meet the artists and interact with the ever changing artwork. Designed to inspire creativity to all who visit. 651-257-6668

Edinborough Park in Edina

This indoor park is a favorite by many during the cold winter months and bad weather. Wear socks! Play in Adventure Peak, the Great Hall and the Tot Area. Swimming available for an extra fee. $6 per child, free for adults with a child's admission. Additional $6 for swimming. 952-833-9540


The landscape arboretum is located on 1200 acres in Chanhassen. Hiking trails are marked with one leading across a bog. Special events and seasonal fesitvals are held. Beautiful gardens bloom along with the changing seasons with beautiful sculptures throughout. Enjoy lunch and shopping inside. Free Family Weekends are year- round, drop in family activity programs. Children's Garden programs also available. Yearly family memberships available. Admission is $9 per person, 15 and under are free. 952-443-1400


The William L. McKnight-3M Omnitheater is one of the most popular attractions in the Twin Cities. The world's largest film projector, the Omnimax, projects 70 mm film onto a rotating dome, giving the viewer the feeling of being in the middle of the action. Maybe you are riding along with an eagle's view, or taking a hot air balloon ride. Each experience is something to look forward to! Call or check website for ticket prices. 651-221-9444

Wabasha Street Caves

Try a guided tour and learn the rich history of St. Paul's caves. Prohibition, gangs, shoot-outs, the caves have it all! Walking ours are 40 minutes long. The Lost Souls Tour is an hour long, the Gangster Bus Tour is two. The winter lights tour is also a must see. Each tour is well worth your time! Call for pricing and tour times. 651-292-1220

ZipLine Minnesota

Come have the ultimate adventure! Two MN locations available, Brainerd and Henderson. Henderson is less than an hour from the Twin Cities area. Kerfoot Canopy Tours are the among the fastest, highest and longest zipline tours around. Two professionally trained guides accompany small groups through the course. Tour includes over a mile of zip lines, a 170 foot suspension bridge, and 2.5 hours of experience.  Henderson, MN: 952-260-2663  Brainerd, MN: 952-260-2663

Governor's Residence Tour

Home of the Governor of the State of Minnesota

June through August on the fist, second an third Tuesday summer touring is usually possible. This self-guided tour includes the main floor and gardens. Changing exhibits of Minnesota artists' work are exhibited in many of the rooms.  Holiday open houses available as allowed. Info line: 651-297-2161

Woodlake Nature Center

150 acres of natural area dedicated to enviornmental education. Educational exhibits indoors also includes a space for parties and classes. Outdoors are over two miles of walking trails, a floating boardwalk, and groomed cross country ski trails. The trails lead through 3 different habitats :cattail marsh, mixed lowland forest, and restored prairie. Great area for birding! Also be on the lookout for deer, fox, possum,beaver, muskrats and rabbits. Free to the public. Become a Friend of Woodlake for an annual fee and enjoy the benefits.                 612-861-9365


The Parkway Theater - 4814 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417 (612-822-2104)
Bedlam Theatre - 2712 E 27th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (612-341-1038)
Frank Theatre - 2637 27th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (612-724-3760)
Imagination Theatre - 1819 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (612-339-2333)
Kairos Dance Theatre - 4524 Beard Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (612-927-7864)


The Bakken Museum - 3537 Zenith Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55416 (612-926-3878)
Minnesota Streetcar Museum - 2330 W 42nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (763-576-0608)


Franklin Terrace Off-Leash Dog Park - 925 Franklin Terrace, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (612-230-6400)
Solomon Park - 5798 14th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417 (612-230-6400)
Todd Park - 5600 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417 (612-230-6400)
Pearl Park - 414 E Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis, MN 55417 (612-370-4906)
Lake Nokomis Park - (2401 E Minnehaha Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55417 (612-370-4923)
William Berry Park - 3810 Richfield Road, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (612-230-6400)
Lake Harriet Park - 4135 W Lake Harriet Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55409 (612-230-6400)
Lake Calhoun Park - 3000 Calhoun Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (612-230-6400)
Dell Park - 4401 Thomas Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (612-230-6400)
Waveland Park - 4300 Chowen Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (612-230-6400)
Beard's Plaisance - 4525 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (612-230-6400)
Linden Hills Park - 3100 W 43rd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (612-370-4913)

Dog park:
Franklin Terrace Off-Leash Dog Park - 925 Franklin Terrace, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (612-230-6400)
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