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July 26–30, 2014
Things to do in Minneapolis:
Mill City Museum:
Built from the ruins of the former
largest flour mill, the museum is located on the river bank
and details the history of the flour mill industry which
helped make Minneapolis what it is today. (704 South 2nd
St., Minneapolis;
The Science Museum of Minnesota:
exhibits, larger-than-life Omnitheater films, and a world-
class collection of fossils and artifacts. (120 W. Kellogg
Blvd., St. Paul;
Weisman Art Museum:
Located on the campus of
the University of Minnesota, this museum features fine
arts from the contemporary period. Open Tuesday–Friday,
10 a.m.–5 p.m., Wednesday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Saturday and
Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. (333 East River Road, Minneapo-
Minneapolis Institute of Arts:
Travel through 4000
years of world history as you view more than 80,000 works
of sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings and prints.
Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.–
5 p.m. (2400 3rd Ave. S, Minneapolis;
The Bakken Museum:
Learning center that explores the
history, impact, and applications of electricity and magnetism
in the life sciences. Exhibits include: Ben Franklin’s Electricity
Party, Body Electric, and Mysteries of Magnetism. Open Tues-
day–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Thursdays til 8 p.m. (3537 Zenith
Ave. S, Minneapolis;
Nicollet Avenue:
South Minneapolis street referred to as
“Eats Street” because of its large selection of ethnic restaurants.
Walker Art Center:
Internationally recognized as a leading
arts venue, Walker Art Center presents contemporary visual arts
and design exhibitions; dance, theater, and music performances;
and film screenings. Open Tuesday–Sunday 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and
open until 9 p.m. on Thursdays. (11750 Hennepin Ave., Minne-
Minneapolis Lakes:
Five-lake chain in the city. Lake of the
Isles at Franklin and Logan Ave. South is known for its scenic
views, outdoor activities. Lake Harriet at W. 42nd St. and West
Lake Pkwy. features bandshell on north side for free concerts,
including Garrison Keillor and the Minnesota Orchestra. Flower
garden, scenic trolley.
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