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Best Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In Minnesota

Five priceless museum exhibits open in Minnesota this fall. Make a trip to see them all.

09/17/2012

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Best Spots for Summer Playdates in Minnesota

When school is out, playdates and the need for finding educational and entertaining activities to keep little hands and minds busy become even more necessary. These awesome area playdates are inexpensive, allow plenty of space for running and playing, and offer little educational snippets kids can enjoy all summer long.

07/20/2012

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Memorial Blood Centers Hosting Blood Drive At Science Museum

Summer is typically a very busy time for most people between weddings and getting up to the lake. But giving blood isn’t typically high on the priority list, so Memorial Blood Centers wants to change that.

07/13/2012

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Blood Drive Event

Memorial Blood Centers and the Science Museum of Minnesota are teaming up on Friday, July 13 for a special blood drive event!

06/29/2012

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Best Mini Golf Courses In Minnesota

Five of the best miniature golf courses across Minnesota for inexpensive family fun.

04/20/2012

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St. Paul Boy Stars In ‘Real Pirates’ At Science Museum

History comes alive at the Science Museum of Minnesota’s new exhibit, Real Pirates, and some local actors are a big reason why.

02/16/2012

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Avast, Ye Mateys! Pirates Crash Science Museum

Five years of hard work has finally brought pirates to the Science Museum of Minnesota.

02/15/2012

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‘Real Pirates’ Exhibit Coming To Science Museum

Now, at the Science Museum of Minnesota, you’ll soon be able to get a glimpse of what it was like to be a real pirate.

01/26/2012

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‘Omnifest’ Is Back At The Science Museum Of Minnesota

It’s the only rotating dome screen in the world, and it’s right here in the Twin Cities.

01/13/2012

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The Flu Season Isn’t Here Yet, But Will It Come?

The flu can be serious, even deadly and it spreads easily, but this year, many are wondering, where is it?

01/12/2012

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Girl With Cerebral Palsy Gets New Wheelchair From Good Samaritan

Yesterday we told you about 7-year-old Moira Stomberg from Minneapolis. Someone stole her wheelchair from her family’s north Minneapolis driveway over the weekend. Now she’ll be getting a brand new wheelchair because of a WCCO-TV viewer.

01/11/2012

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Behind The Scenes At The Science Museum Of Minnesota

Even though the current Science Museum of Minnesota appears to be staying at this location for a while with our old favorites — the mummy is always a must-see — many exhibits continue to move in and out rather frequently.

08/22/2011

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Best Twin Cities Indoor Family Spots

The spring, summer and fall months in Minnesota are made for living life out in the great outdoors (some die-hard snowbirds would argue winter is too). But with Midwest weather you never know what to expect. Sunny and 70 degrees one day … rainy and humid the next. But that doesn’t mean you have to stop the fun and stay cooped up in the house on a rainy day — especially when there are kids involved.

So if you are sick and tired of drizzles and downpours, look no further. We’ve put together what we think are 10 of the best activities in the Twin Cities that can keep your family dry (well, mostly) and entertained on a rain day.

CBS Minnesota–07/15/2011

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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

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Best Places To Go When Playing Hooky

We’ve all done it and let’s be honest, it’s going to happen again. Here’s a guide on how to make the most of your unexpected day off. Here are some of the best [guilt-free] places, in no particular order.

05/05/2011

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