Touch a triceratops, experience electricity, relive the radio’s glory days—these are all things to see and discover at some of the Twin Cities’ greatest science museums. Kids and adults alike can satisfy their curious minds with permanent and rotating exhibits throughout the year.

A shot of Earth from space show clouds hovering over water.

“A Beautiful Planet” at the Science Museum of Minnesota

Explore Earth & beyond as seen from the International Space Station during “A Beautiful Planet,” now showing at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul.

The Bakken Museum Lobby with guests looking at exhibits

Bakken Library & Museum

The Bakken Museum invites hands-on discovery with a variety of educational and kid-friendly exhibits.

Pavek Museum of Broadcasting

Pavek Museum of Broadcasting

This museum transports visitors back to the beginning of broadcast from antique radios to WWII tape recorders.

Science Museum of Minnesota

Located on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul, the 70,000-square-foot Science Museum of Minnesota is designed to spark a love of science learning in people of all ages. Learn how we can change the world at the Future Earth exhibit or study anatomy in the Human Body Gallery.

People observing art in an airy room in an art museum

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