History and science come together for STEM Day at Mill City Museum with family activities focusing on the role of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) for the past and present.
If you’ve never visited Mill City Museum, it’s definitely worth a stop! Not only are the views of the river amazing, but the history and hands-on learning are top notch.
Saturday, February 25 is a great opportunity to check it out as it’s STEM Family Day at Mill City Museum from 1 – 3 pm.
Most activities are free, but admission is required for activities on the museum floor. Regular admission is $12/adult, $10/senior, $8/child, and free for kids 4 and under.
History and science come together in a day of family activities focusing on the role of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) in the past and present of the Minneapolis riverfront.
- Learn about wheat from field-to-table with the General Mills Grain and Flour Quality Lab
- Meet Minnesota raptors with the Raptor Center
- Invent a boat with the National Park Service
- Interact with engineers and scientists from the University of Minnesota’s St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
- See Minnesota herps with the Herpetological Society
- Talk about fire safety with the Minneapolis Fire Department
- Try out circuits with the Bakken Museum
- Work together at interactive mechanical power and hydroelectricity tables
- See a flour dust explosion and more!
Mill City Museum is located at 704 S 2nd St in Minneapolis.
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Laura grew up in southern Minnesota and has called the Twin Cities home for over fifteen years. On the off chance she gets some free time you’ll find her with her nose in a book, spending time with family and friends, or enjoying a hot cup of coffee.
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