"Gather at one or all of my choices to bring a diverse cultural experience to your life. This variety of culture, heritage, classes and vibrant displays will entice your inquiring minds. All these bits of culture are found in our backyard. Take an adult fieldtrip and expand your minds as you enjoy these fine venues."
- Jane, Concierge, Galtier Towers
OUR NEW FAVORITES
THE CREATIVE ENTERPRISE ZONE
Between Minneapolis & St. Paul
An area of St. Paul dedicated to creativity and enterprise; “…a place where people make a living by their creative capacities.” Take a day and explore the wonderful architecture of new construction beautifully meshed with the already well established. Play mini-golf at the celebrated Can Can Wonderland or imbibe at one of several craft brew houses! Truly, you will not be disappointed!
NORTHWEST AIRLINES HISTORY CENTER
Crowne Plaza Aire Hotel, Bloomington
A wonderful museum dedicated to celebrating and preserving the history of aviation in general and the legacy of Northwest Airlines in particular. Terrific displays of uniforms, route maps, aircraft, and more!
MINNESOTA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM & GALLERY
1256 Penn Ave N., Minneapolis
A new museum dedicated to the preservation and sharing of contributions made by African Americans in Minnesota. Participate in local events, has story hours and art classes for children, and is a terrific part of the Northside and African American community.
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AMERICAN SWEDISH INSTITUTE
2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Not just a museum but a dynamic and vital gathering of Swedish culture and heritage! Learn to speak the language, enjoy Nordic Craft Workshops, or enjoy the “The Vikings Begin” exhibition. There is something for everyone and you don’t have to be Swedish to participate!
MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART (MIA)
2400 3rd Ave S., Minneapolis
Over 90,000 pieces of artwork that spans 5,000 years brought together from six continents. You can enjoy a guided tour or a self-guided tour. General Admission is FREE.
MINNESOTA MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
350 Robert St N., St. Paul
Recent expansion has finished and the MMAA now has a permanent home and is open to the public. The MMAA celebrates the unique artists from the 19th and 29th centuries. Free admission. Classes offered.
2906 Hennepin Ave - Minneapolis
Originally opened as the Lagoon Theatre in 1916, the Uptown is one of the oldest surviving theatres in the Twin Cities. Enjoy the new upstairs bar, and sip a cocktail during your favorite film. Fully updated, this historic theatre boasts a two-month calendar of unique films available on their website.