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Aerial Lift Bridge

Aerial Lift Bridge
Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, 55802
The Aerial Lift Bridge is a landmark in the port city of Duluth, Minnesota. The span began life in 1905 as the United States' first transporter bridge. In 1929-30, the span was converted to a vertical lift bridge and still operates today.

American Swedish Institute

American Swedish Institute
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55407
The American Swedish Institute (ASI) is a museum and cultural center dedicated to the preservation and study of the historic role Sweden and Americans of Swedish heritage have played in US culture and history.

Cathedral of Saint Paul, National Shrine of the Apostle Paul

Cathedral of Saint Paul, National Shrine of the Apostle Paul
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55102
The Cathedral of Saint Paul is a Roman Catholic cathedral. The design was inspired by French Renaissance architecture. The dome of the cathedral is 76 feet (23 m) in diameter and 186 feet (57 m) high.

F. Scott Fitzgerald House aka Summit Terrace

F. Scott Fitzgerald House aka Summit Terrace
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55102
The design of the rowhouse was called the "New York Style", although the general flavor is Romanesque Revival. In July and August of 1919, this was where Fitzgerald rewrote the manuscript that became his first novel, This Side of Paradise.

Greyhound Bus Museum

Greyhound Bus Museum
Hibbing, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, 55746
The Greyhound Bus Museum is located where Carl Wickman and Andrew "Bus Andy" Anderson started their first bus service in 1914 transporting fellow miners in a 1914 Hupmobile. It would become the famous Greyhound bus company in 1929.

Guthrie Theater

Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55415
The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is a center for theater performance, production, education, and professional training in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Mall of America

Mall of America
Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55425
Mall of America has a gross area of 4.2 million sq ft. (390,000 m2), with over 520 stores. The Mall is organized into 4 different zones, each with its own decorative style.

Mill City Museum

Mill City Museum
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55401
Mill City Museum opened in 2003, built in the ruins of the Washburn "A" Mill. The museum focuses on the founding and growth of Minneapolis, especially flour milling and the other industries that used water power from Saint Anthony Falls.

Minnesota History Center

Minnesota History Center
St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55102
The Minnesota History Center is a museum and library that serves as the headquarters of the Minnesota Historical Society. It is near downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, and is considered one of Minnesota's finest public buildings.

Minnesota State Capitol

Minnesota State Capitol
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55155
The building was modeled after Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome. The unsupported marble dome is the second largest in the world, after Saint Peter's. Construction of the building was completed in 1905.

Minnesota Zoo

Minnesota Zoo
Apple Valley, Dakota County, Minnesota, 55124
Opened on May 22, 1978, The Minnesota Zoo (formerly the Minnesota Zoological Gardens) was fairly revolutionary in its exhibit design. It was one of the first zoos to organize its animals by their living environment as opposed to their species.

Northern Pacific Depot - Hinckley Fire Museum

Northern Pacific Depot - Hinckley Fire Museum
Hinckley, Pine County, Minnesota, 55037
The building was originally built by the St. Paul and Duluth Railroad, later the Northern Pacific Railway. The depot is now the Hinckley Fire Museum. The museum interprets the history of the fire that destroyed six towns.

Science Museum of Minnesota

Science Museum of Minnesota
St Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55102
The Science Museum of Minnesota is an American museum focused on topics in technology, natural history, physical science, and mathematics education. Founded in 1907 and located in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Valleyfair Amusement Park

Valleyfair Amusement Park
Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota, 55379
Valleyfair is a 125-acre (51 ha) amusement, which opened in 1976 and features over 75 rides and attractions including eight roller coasters. Valleyfair also has a water park called Soak City which is included with the price of admission.

Walker Art Center

Walker Art Center
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55403
The Walker Art Center is a multidisciplinary contemporary art center in the Lowry Hill neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Walker is one of the most-visited modern art museums, it has an annual attendance of around 700,000 visitors.

Minnesota

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Postal Code: MN
Capital City: St. Paul
Became a State: May 11, 1858
Population: 5,489,594*
Area: 86,935.83 miles2 (225,164.02 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular Minnesota Landmarks

  1. Mall of America
  2. American Swedish Institute
  3. Cathedral of Saint Paul, National Shrine of the Apostle Paul
  4. Minnesota Zoo
  5. Minnesota State Capitol
  6. Northern Pacific Depot - Hinckley Fire Museum
  7. Valleyfair Amusement Park
  8. F. Scott Fitzgerald House aka Summit Terrace
  9. Mill City Museum
  10. Greyhound Bus Museum

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