Minnesota's heritage is a menagerie of cultures, from Scandinavian to Hmong and many more. Here is a sampling of culturally rich museums to explore in the Twin Cities area.

American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis

American Swedish Institute

Considering we’re a state full of Scandinavians, it’s only right to learn about our culture and eat our food, both of which you can do at the 1908 Turnblad mansion, an enormous, French Chateauesque structure once home to Swedish immigrants.

Artifacts and props from movies by Guillermo del Toro on display in an art exhibit

Mia Presents At Home With Monsters

See the frightful, imaginative and intriguing world of Guillermo del Toro on display in At Home With Monsters at Mia through May 28.

The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis

The Museum of Russian Art

Residing in the former Mayflower Church, The Museum of Russian Art, or TMORA, is the only museum in North America dedicated to showcasing an expansive collection of Russian art and artifacts spanning more than 1,000 years.


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