Washburn A Mill
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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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History of the flour industry told through interactive exhibits in the rebuilt ruins of an old mill. Did you know that Minneapolis was once the biggest flour producer in the world?
Minneapolis was located here because of the mills' access to a waterfall on the Mississippi and grain-growing fields all around. Mill City has a great (and funny) film orientation to the history and the area, plus a fascinating tour of an old General Mills mill that ends in the tallest tower in the…
This National Historic Landmark has an entertaining museum for both adults & kids. The museum store has something for history buffs, cooking connoisseurs, and everyone in between. Explore the Mississippi river front, dine at Bushel & Peck, and check out the observation deck for some of the best…
Must-see for the area, fascinating history of the Milling industry. Exhibits are fairly static so you may not want to go a second time, but do yourself a favor and spend 2 hours there to see the exhibits. Excellent Minnesota themed gift shop as well.
Mill City Museum is a Minnesota Historical Society museum in Minneapolis. It opened in 2003 built in the ruins of the Washburn "A" Mill next to Mill Ruins Park on the banks of the Mississippi River.
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“Park behind the Guthrie (bring quarters or a Credit Card), go into the building and walk out on the walkway that hangs out over the road; see the river from above. Go to the next floor and look out at the city and see the US Stadium from above: FREE!!!”
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“Nature paths and the falls make this a great place for a quick visit, or a longer event. ”
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“A superb collection of works from ancient to contemporary times, with excellent exhibitions. Catch a docent led tour or use the app to make your own way through the galleries.”
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“The Walker has a great modern collection plus changing exhibitions by local and internationally known artists, as well as the Out There series of live dance and music performances, films, an outdoor sculpture garden with great Minneapolis skyline views, and Esker Grove restaurant for a cocktail or bite to eat. Super gift shop and don't miss artist-designed mini-golf in the summer. ”
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