The Science Museum of Minnesota is located on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota.
This museum is jam-packed with science fun. Its Dinosaurs and Fossils Gallery stars an 82-foot-long Diplodocus skeleton, which was discovered by area high school students--proving that kid scientists really do rock! Its Collections Gallery houses almost 2 million objects, including a real-life Egyptian mummy and a two-headed turtle, named Emily! Its popular Experiment Gallery invites kids to roll up their sleeves and with high-octane hands-on activities. And its Big Back Yard exhibit, which is open during the summer, features miniature golf with a science twist. Fore! Did we mention the Science Museum of Minnesota museum has two theaters--an Omnitheater and a 3D Cinema? It even produces its own science movies!
There's a class for every kid at the SMM. You can learn to play chess, build an automator puppet, concoct wizard potions, come face-to-face with extreme animals, animate your own anime character, become a junior detective, map the stars in the sky, or build your own kite. These classes are just a few in an impressive list of options. The real challenge is deciding which class is right for you!
Check out the Science Museum of Minnesota's Web site at www.smm.org.
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