Mill City Museum

704 South 2nd St.
Mpls, MN 55401
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Hours

Tue 10 am-5 pm
Wed 10 am-5 pm
Thur 10 am-5 pm
Fri 10 am-5 pm
Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
Mon Closed
 
Mill City Museum will be CLOSED Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018
 
Also open Mondays in July and August, 10 am-5 pm
 
 
 

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
  • Veterans and active military receive free admission with ID on Veterans Day
  • 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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2018 Feb 15

 

STEM Family Day

 
 
History and science come together in a day of activities focusing on the role of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) in the past and present of the Minneapolis riverfront.
 
 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - STEM FAMILY DAY

MEET AND GREET RAPTORS, with the Raptor Center

11:00-1:00, Level 3 (Main entrance level)

 

DISCOVER THE MINIATURE WORLD, with volunteers from the Minnesota Microscopy Society

11:00-3:00, Level 3

 

DISCOVER SIX IDEAS TO KEEP FRESH WATER CLEAN., with Hamline University’s Center for Global Environmental Education

11:00-3:00, Level 3

 

“MYSTERY OF THE MISSING WATERFALL” GEOLOGY ACTIVITY, National Park Service

11:00 – 3:00, Level 3

 

PALEONTOLOGY JUNIOR RANGER ACTIVITY, National Park Service

11:00 – 3:00, Level 3

 

MAKE CASTS OF LOCAL FOSSILS

11:00-3:00, Level 3

 

MAKE AN ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANER, Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

11:00 – 3:00, Level 3

 

MEET SCIENTISTS FROM U OF M’S ST. ANTHONY FALLS LABORATORY

11:00-3:00, Level 3

 

INTERACTIVE  MECHANICAL & HYDROELECTRIC WATERPOWER TABLES

11:00-3:00, Education Lobby, Level 2

 

“ENGINEER IT!”

USE SIMPLE MACHINES TO SOLVE A MILL PROBLEM

11:00-3:00, Education Lobby, Level 2

 

MISSISSIPPI RIVER MULTIMEDIA GALLERY

10:00-5:00, Exhibit gallery, Level 1

 

HISTORY PLAYER WILLIAM DE LA BARRE

Minneapolis waterpower and milling engineer

1:20, 2:20, Outside the Water Lab, Level 1

 

SCIENCE OF WHEAT & FLOUR, with General Mills Grain and Flour Quality Lab

12:30 - 3:00, Baking Lab, Level 1

 

FLOUR DUST EXPLOSION DEMONSTRATION

12:50, 1:50, 2:50, Flour Tower Lobby

 

Support provided by the Donaldson Foundation