Science Museum Receives $1 Million Donation From Anonymous DonorIt’s the largest donation in the organization’s recent history, at a time when funding is “increasingly challenging.”
Good Question: What Has Been Invented In Minnesota?Most Minnesotans know Post-It notes, the pacemaker and SPAM were invented in Minnesota, but what about the snowmobile, cortisone and the automatic thermostat? Those are all creations showcased right now at the Minnesota Science Museum exhibit celebrating our state’s inventions.
Wander Minnesota: Omnifest 2016So much for our warm spell -- the cold is about to return. Avoid cabin fever and frostbite at the same time by taking in the annual Omnifest at St. Paul's Science Museum of Minnesota. The festival runs through March 3. Plan ahead and pre-order tickets, especially for weekends because this is a popular event.
Omnifest Returns To St. Paul's Science MuseumIf you love binge-watching TV series, this could be right up your alley. The Science Museum of Minnesota in downtown St. Paul is kicking off Omnifest -- their eight-week film festival -- this weekend.
Science Museum Ends Legal Fight Over Leaky BuildingThe Science Museum of Minnesota won't appeal a legal loss in a case against a design firm over persistent water damage to its $100 million building. Interim museum president John Stanoch told The Associated Press on Friday that there was little chance of overturning an April ruling favoring architecture firm AECOM.
Natalie & Mike Blast Off At Science MuseumThat's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. Now open at the Science Museum is "Space: An Out of Gravity Experience." And like so many of the museum's exhibits, this one is totally interactive.
Minnesotan To Meet: Science Museum's Eric JollyScientist, Engineer, Mathematician. How about being appointed board member of the National Museum and Library Services by President Barack Obama? No, seriously, one man does it all.
Spring Break Tip: Ultimate Dinosaurs At Science MuseumAll this week, the WCCO Morning Show is checking out cool stuff for the kids to do over spring break. The biggest creatures to ever roam the earth are waiting for you at the Science Museum of Minnesota. The new Ultimate Dinosaurs Exhibit is an interactive trip back through time for the entire family.
Wander MN: Out-Of-The-Ordinary Valentine’sValentine’s Day is only three weeks away, and it falls on a Friday this year, which means it will likely spill into the weekend. Restaurants are sure to be busy. But eating out isn’t the only way to celebrate romance. Here are some ideas for unique outings to enjoy with someone special.
Wander Minnesota: The World In Front Of You Warm, cold. Polar Vortex, January thaw. The weather is not trustworthy right now, but getting away isn’t doable for everyone.
How To Beat The MN Heat Wave On The CheapThe Como Pool and the Science Museum are hits on heat wave days. WCCO photojournalist Gordy Leach captured the sights and sounds of those keeping cool. Check out the video report for more.
Mayan Exhibit About To Debut At Science MuseumThey've featured some spectacular exhibits over the years, but now the folks at the Science Museum of Minnesota are about to debut their biggest one yet. If you've driven by the Science Museum in downtown St. Paul recently, you may have noticed a huge poster on the building.
Charges: Man Stole Beer, Teacher's Wallet At Science MuseumA 52-year-old man has been accused of stealing two six packs of beer and a teacher’s wallet at the Science Museum, according to charges filed by Ramsey County.
St. Paul Boy Stars In 'Real Pirates' At Science MuseumHistory comes alive at the Science Museum of Minnesota's new exhibit, Real Pirates, and some local actors are a big reason why.
Wander Minnesota: Pirates On The MississippiThey’re coming -- this weekend, riverfront, St. Paul: Pirates.