Kellogg Blvd. will be closed for construction Oct. 13 and 16 (weather dependent). Please use this alternate route to the Minnesota History Center.

Mill City Museum

704 South 2nd St.
Mpls, MN 55401
Directions

Hours

Tues-Sat, 10 am -5 pm
Sunday, Noon -5 pm
Monday, Closed
 
 
 

Admission

  • $12 adults
  • $10 seniors (65+) and college students w/ID
  • $6 children ages 5-17
  • Free for children age 4
  • Free for MNHS members
  • Museums on Us: One free admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch card holders the first full weekend of every month. Bring your card and picture ID.

 

Contact

612-341-7555

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2017 Oct 12

 

School Groups

K-12th Grade School Field Trips

Available from October 1st to June 15th.   

Our engaging field trips last 3 to 3.5 hours and include:
  • One Guided Lesson (see options below under History Players, Baking Lab, Water Lab, or Mills&Machines).
  • Self-guided time in the exhibit gallery (age appropriate scavenger hunts are provided)
  • Flour Tower multimedia show & 9th floor Observation Deck.
  • "Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat" movie.
  • Lunch time (optional).

See a sample itinerary or click here to schedule a visit.  

Cost: 
(effective 8/14/17)
$8 per student 
- Teachers/School staff are free.
- 1 free parent chaperone for every 5 students.  Additional chaperones are $8 each. 
- Scholarships available.

 

Guided Lessons

Choose one guided lesson from one of four themes: History Players, Baking Lab, Water Lab OR Mills & Machines.  

Click on each theme to explore lesson options;

  • History Players: Students interact with costumed characters who bring Minnesota's rich history to life.  
  • Baking Lab: As students bake, they explore different aspects of history and flour.
  • Water Lab: Students use hands-on water tables to discover how people changed the Mississippi River to control and enhance its power.
  • Mills & Machines: Students learn about the workers and machines that transformed Minneapolis into a milling powerhouse.

School Programs are available from October 1st to June 15th and are available for school field trip groups only (schools visiting with their regular class on a regular school day during school year).  For before/after school groups, summer groups, scout groups, YMCA groups, school release days etc. please visit our Youth Group page.