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Mill City Museum

704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2163
+1 612-341-7555
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Built into the ruins of what was once the world's largest flour mill, Mill City Museum is located on the historic Mississippi Riverfront. Here, visitors of all ages learn about the intertwined histories of the flour industry, the river, and the city of Minneapolis.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2163
+1 612-341-7555
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had no idea a museum about flour milling could be so interesting and engaging. What a great way to learn about the history of the city while viewing its impressive scenery (awesome view of the river from the observation deck). Loved the elevator!

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Minneapolis was a mill town. That's why I appreciate the effort that went into creating this creative museum with one of the coolest ride/tour experiences of any museum I've ever been to. You'll learn all about the mill history in this former mill space along...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was here most recently with 19-20 year olds and 30-40 year olds. Everyone had a good time and learned something in a fun way. We were able to grind flour (or try grinding flour) during our visit. The elevator tour was neat and our...More

Thank dektolia
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I didn't realize that Minneapolis was once the flour mill capital of the world. The museum gives the history of the city's flour industry. The highlight is a trip up flour tower which includes a ride in an enormous elevator which stops at various floors...More

Thank umuzungu
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were aware that the Twin Cities had its roots in the grain market. So it seemed appropriate to finally visit this museum since we were visiting the area for the forth time. A pleasant surprise it as. Located in a very...More

Thank X5927VUdavidm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love this restaurant food was never ending and every kind of meat you could think of. All carved right at your table.

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoyed our time visiting this museum! Informative video about the history of Minneapolis in under 20 minutes and lots to look at. Fun and interactive, definitely worth checking out!

Thank Kristi S
Reviewed 6 days ago

A group of us were in Minneapolis for a convention and wanted to get a feel for the history of the area before we headed home.. The Mill City Museum fit the bill. The exhibits and flour tower give you great insight into the evolution...More

Thank mauricesbelle
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were surprised by how good this tour was. We explored the main floor and also took the elevator tour to the observation desk. They also have a film about the history of Minneapolis that is funny and informative.

1  Thank Attkica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very interactive museum especially for children. As older people we enjoyed it as well. Lots of staff on hand to talk about and demonstrate things around.

Thank Neena M
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Response from Mike_Edina | Reviewed this property |
Parking may be a challenge on the 4th, but the city has a ramp directly across the street with 324 spaces. We have used it recently when the on-street parking was blocked by construction. There is no attendant so you need to... More