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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 Museum of Asmat Art

American Museum of Asmat Art
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55105
The American Museum of Asmat Art is a gallery exhibiting the art and culture of the Asmat people of southwestern Papua, Indonesia, housed at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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.

Basilica of Saint Mary

Basilica of Saint Mary
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55403
The Basilica of Saint Mary is a Roman Catholic minor basilica located between 16th & 17th Streets in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was the first basilica established in the United States.

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.

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55103
The Como Park Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory are located in Como Park, Saint Paul, Minnesota. The park, zoo and conservatory are owned by the City of Saint Paul and are a division of Saint Paul Parks and Recreation.

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.

Hennepin History Museum

Hennepin History Museum
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55404
Hennepin History Museum is a museum dedicated to the history, people, and communities of Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Lakewood Cemetery

Lakewood Cemetery
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55408
Lakewood Cemetery is a large private, non-sectarian cemetery located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is noted for its chapel which was modeled after the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey.

Landmark Center

Landmark Center
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55102
St. Paul's historic Landmark Center, completed in 1902, originally served as the United States Post Office, Courthouse, and Custom House for the state of Minnesota. It reopened as Landmark Center in 1978.

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.

Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia)

Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55404
The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an arts museum located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Home to more than 90,000 works of art representing 5,000 years of world history, Mia is one of the largest art museums in the United States.

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, 55403
The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is an 11-acre park in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is located near the Walker Art Center, which operates it in coordination with the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.

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 Museum of American Art

Minnesota Museum of American Art
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55101
The Minnesota Museum of American Art is an American art museum located in the Historic Pioneer Endicott building in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It was founded in 1894 as the St. Paul School of Fine Arts.

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 Transportation Museum

Minnesota Transportation Museum
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55130
The Minnesota Transportation Museum (MTM) is a transportation museum in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The museum is actively involved in preserving local railroad, bus and streetcar history.

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.

Saint Paul Union Depot

Saint Paul Union Depot
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55101
Saint Paul's Union Depot is a historic railroad station and intermodal transit hub in the Lowertown neighborhood of the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota. It serves light rail, intercity rail, intercity bus, and local bus services.

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.

Stone Arch Bridge

Stone Arch Bridge
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
The Stone Arch Bridge is a former railroad bridge crossing the Mississippi River at Saint Anthony Falls in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Twin City Model Railroad Museum

Twin City Model Railroad Museum
St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, 55114
The Twin City Model Railroad Museum is a railroad museum in Saint Paul, Minnesota, which has a large display of model railroads. The museum has been in Saint Paul since 1934, where it first started as a club.

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

Minnesota State Flag
Postal Code: MN
Capital City: St.-paul
Became a State:
Population: 5,489,594*
Area: 86,935.83 miles2 (225,164.02 km2)

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

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

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