- THE BELL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
17th and University Ave. SE
The Bell Museum of Natural History (on the
University of Minnesota campus) showcases the
animals and birds of Minnesota and presents special
exhibits each year. Highlights for the young set include
the Touch and See Room, where children can handle
small animals and much more.
- THE SCIENCE MUSEUM OF MINNESOTA
30 E. 10th St.
This unique museum makes science and natural history
come alive through demonstrations, hands-on exhibits
and a huge-screen Omnitheater. Museum favorites
include the Hmong Odyssey exhibit, which chronicles
the relocation of these Southeast Asian hill people
(many to Minnesota) following the Vietnam War.