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THE SCHUBERT CLUB MUSEUM
Landmark Center, 75 W. Fifth Street, Saint Paul, 55102
651-292-3267 | schubert.org
Explore the history and evolution of the piano. See a
fascinating variety of instruments from cultures around the
world. Read original letters of famous composers concerning
their work and world. Free admission.
SCIENCE MUSEUM OF MINNESOTA
120 W. Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, 55102
651-221-9444 | 800-221-9444 | smm.org
The Science Museum of Minnesota combines learning and
fun for people of all ages. Known worldwide for its hands on
exhibits, special traveling exhibitions, 90-foot domed screen
Omnitheater and dynamic public programming, the Science
Museum is Minnesota’s most popular museum.
WALKER ART CENTER
1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55403
612-375-7600 | walkerart.org
Internationally recognized as a leading arts venue, the Walker
Art Center presents contemporary visual arts and design
exhibitions; dance, theater and music performances; and film
screenings. Dine at D’Amico’s Garden Café and visit Minnesota
Monthly’s 2014 “best gift shop.”
WEISMAN ART MUSEUM
333 E. River Road, Minneapolis, 55455
612-625-9494 | weisman.umn.edu
Architect Frank Gehry’s striking sculptural stainless steel
building is a local landmark, housing more than 16,000 works
of early 20th-century American and contemporary art.
The architect returned to expand, by 11,000 square feet,
the only art museum he designed in the United States.
WELLS FARGO HISTORY MUSEUM
90 S. Seventh Street, Skyway Level, Minneapolis, 55402
612-667-4210 | wellsfargohistory.com
Looking for a fun, free family experience? Step off the skyway
and into the Wells Fargo History Museum. See the glimmer
of gold nuggets and coins, send messages by telegraph,
examine an antique stagecoach, climb aboard a replica coach
and more. Guided tours available. Free and open to the public.
THE WORKS MUSEUM
9740 Grand Avenue S., Bloomington, 55420
952-888-4262 | theworks.org
The Works is a hands-on engineering museum for kids.
Explore interactive exhibits including Sensor Zone and K’NEX
racers and try activities and design challenges ideal for kids
5-12. Explore, design, build and innovate with your family.
Bring your curious kids for a day of fun—you’ll find your
1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 55403
612-371-5600 | minnesotaorchestra.org
At home in Minneapolis’ newly renovated Orchestra Hall, the
Grammy Award-winning ensemble performs more than 200
programs each year, primarily in Minneapolis Saint Paul, but
also around the world.
SAINT PAUL CHAMBER
651-291-1144 | thespco.org
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, America’s only full-time
professional chamber orchestra, performs at different venues
throughout Minneapolis Saint Paul and offers the most
affordable tickets of any major orchestra in the U. S.
612-547-1451 | vocalessence.org
VocalEssence is recognized internationally for innovative
exploration of music for voices and instruments. Each year
the organization presents an engaging collection of
concerts featuring the 100-voice VocalEssence Chorus and
32 ensemble singers.
Ticket Office: 612-333-6669 | mnopera.org
Minnesota Opera produces five spectacular operas each
season that expand the art form, nurture artists and enrich
audiences. The company is internationally renowned for its
innovative, compelling operas; its 2011 world premiere of
Silent Night earned its composer, Kevin Puts, the Pulitzer
Prize. Performances are held September through May at the
Ordway in Saint Paul.
BRAVE NEW WORKSHOP
824 Hennepin Avenue S., Minneapolis, 55408
612-332-6620 | theatre.bravenewworkshop.com
Dudley Riggs founded the Brave New Workshop in 1958.
Shows at the improv comedy club, which helped launch
the career of Senator Al Franken, poke fun at politics
CHILDREN’S THEATRE COMPANY
2400 Third Avenue S., Minneapolis, 55404
612-874-0400 | childrenstheatre.org
Often considered the best theater in the nation for youth, the
theater won a regional Tony Award in 2003. The theater often
creates, produces and even tours its own productions.