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Best Places In Minnesota That Offer A Military Discount

In addition to offering our remembrance on national holidays like Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day, many local businesses and events also offer military discounts as tangible evidence of their appreciation.

08/07/2012

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WCCO’s John Hines Interviews Titanic Museum Owner

A century ago today, the grandest ship ever built was cruising along without worry on the North Atlantic. The rest, of course, is history.

04/12/2012

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April Arts Preview

There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy art event in the Twin Cities. Here’s a quick guide to our can’t-miss arts picks for April.

03/19/2012

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Guide To Science, Tech, Engineering & Math (STEM) For Kids

If you’ve got a little scientist or engineer on your hands like I do, then by all means, continue to stimulate their neurons by treating them to one of these fun and educational destinations. Each of these museums will indulge your little Einstein’s creative notions with lots of hands-on exhibits.

02/24/2012

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Listen Up: Best Local Minnesota Arts Podcasts

Even when there isn’t time to visit a museum in person, it’s easy to get a virtual glimpse and any number of exhibitions.

02/06/2012

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Family Guide To Discovering Downtown St. Paul

A mix of old and new makes St. Paul a perfect place for families to spend time exploring. There are a number of family-friendly places to visit in downtown St. Paul.

09/02/2011

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Minnesota Historic Sites Reopen Saturday

If you’re planning a weekend visit to one of Minnesota’s historic sites or museums, you’re in luck.

07/20/2011

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Minn. Historical Society To Reopen Sites Saturday

The Minnesota Historical Society plans to reopen its museums, historic sites and library to the public Saturday after the state government shutdown ends.

07/19/2011

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Best Museum Gift Shops

One of my favorite parts of a trip to any museum is exploring the gift shop. Usually stocked with unique goodies that highlight the niche of the museum, it’s kind of like the opposite of a gallery: you can actually touch and take home a piece of the exhibit. Another bonus of most museum gift shops? Free admission (unless you decide to buy something).

06/16/2011

A history of chair design is one of the many well-thought out exhibits at Minneapolis Institute of the Arts. (Credit: artsmia.org).

Best Museums In Minnesota

Long gone are the days of thinking of museums only as stuffy places made for art snobs and class field trips. In Minnesota, we have an abundance of museums and they are all so different. That’s why we put together a list of 10 museums you need to check out on the state.

02/13/2011