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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.

Alexander Ramsey House

265 S Exchange St
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 296-8760


Located in one of the first trendy neighborhoods in Saint Paul, the Alexander Ramsey House is one of the nation’s best-preserved Victorian era homes. See what life was like in the 1870s for both the family and the servants living in this 15-room house. Even the tour guides get into the spirit of the times, dressing and acting like the home’s former inhabitants.

Landmark Center

75 5th St
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 292-3225


Stop by the cultural center for music, dance, theater, exhibitions and other special events. The Landmark Center is the most well known entertainment venue in Saint Paul, and has been a vital part of the city since it was built in 1902. Originally a post office and courthouse, this historic building plays a major role in the Saint Paul arts scene.

Minnesota Children’s Museum

10 7th St W
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 225-6000


Bring the kids out to a place where they can touch, climb, splash, crawl, push, pull and press everything in sight. The Minnesota Children’s Museum offers fun-filled, hands-on exhibitions and attractions that allow children to explore and learn about the world by playing. Children can learn about the natural world, other cultures, history and art at the different galleries.

Minnesota History Center

345 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 259-3000


View the Minnesota Historical Society’s collection of art, archaeological artifacts, documents, books and other attractions at the Minnesota History Center. This museum and library house the largest amount of materials regarding the state’s past. Learn about the history of Minnesota, or simply stop by for one of the many performances or other special events hosted in this large facility.

Minnesota Museum of American Art

141 E 4th St
Saint Paul, MN 55101   Directions

(651) 797-2571


Admire the masterpieces of artists from both the past and the present at the Minnesota Museum of American Art. See a collection of permanent and traveling exhibits and attractions dedicated to unleashing and revealing the creative potential of the community, featuring American art from the 19th century to the present.

Minnesota Transportation Museum

193 Pennsylvania Ave E
Saint Paul, MN 55101   Directions

(651) 228-0263


See the way people have moved throughout American history at the Minnesota Transportation Museum. Dedicated to preserving local railroad, bus and streetcar history, you can experience in-depth, interactive exhibits that are fun for the whole family, including historic railway operating equipment like the vintage steam engines or the operating roundhouse turntable.

Schubert Club Museum of Musical Instruments

75 W 5th St
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 292-3267


Enter the musical realm at the Schubert Club Museum of Musical Instruments. An interpretive guide leads tours through the facility, explaining the history of the club and the museum’s permanent collection. Exhibits include the evolution of the modern keyboard, an impressive collection of musical manuscripts and a space for musical experimentation.

Science Museum of Minnesota

120 W Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 221-9444


Turn on the science at the Science Museum of Minnesota, where educational and interactive exhibits and attractions teach about technology, natural history, physical science and more! Travel back in time at the Dinosaur and Fossils Gallery, see what’s really on the inside at the Human Body Gallery, play mini-golf to learn about erosion in the Big Back Yard, and much, much more.

Twin City Model Railroad Museum

668 Transfer Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55114   Directions

(651) 647-9628


Fans of model railroads will not want to miss the Twin City Model Railroad Museum, home of the world famous O-Scale exhibit. Thousands of volunteer hours have been dedicated to faithfully reproducing the entire Twin Cities’ railroad system from the 1930s-1950s in O-Scale. In addition to this impressive model, the museum hosts other traveling exhibits, a toy train division and other special events.

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