The Bakken Museum offers services that make museum programs and exhibits accessible to all visitors. Please view resources for general visitors, sensory friendly resources, and resources for those with memory loss below.

Accessible parking is available in our parking lot off Zenith Ave. S. There is also street parking on W 36th St.

The museum is located off of W. 36th St and Zenith Ave. S.

Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call, (612) 926-4623, to reserve a wheelchair in advance of your visit.

Closed Captioning
Most videos are closed-captioned. A transcript of the sound and light show, Frankenstein’s Laboratory, can be downloaded and printed below or picked up at the Visitor Services desk.

Service Animals
Service animals such as guide dogs are permitted to assist museum visitors.

Public Restrooms
Accessible restrooms are located on both floors of the museum. All Gender and Family restrooms are located on the second floor.

Coat Closets
Complimentary coat closets are located in the museum lobby across from the Visitor Services desk.

Doors stay open for six seconds. There is an audible floor change signal.

Sensory-Friendly Resources
Noise dampening headphones and sensory backpacks are available for visitor use at the front desk on a first-come, first-serve basis.
On the second floor in the library, we offer a quiet space for visitors who may need to take a break from the museum.


Tuesday-Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday: Closed


New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day


General Admission: $5
Ages 3 and Under: FREE
Members: FREE


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