Celebrate the Moon Landing at The Bakken Museum with Smithsonian Channel Documentary Screenings

Contact: Laura Whittet Associate Director of Communications 612-926-3878 ext. 227 Celebrate the Moon Landing at The Bakken Museum The Bakken Museum Celebrating Moon Landing Anniversary with Screenings of Smithsonian Channel Documentary The Day we Walked on the Moon MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Bakken Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of

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View The Bakken Museum’s Yellow Lady Slippers in Full Bloom During Doors Open Minneapolis

On May 18 and 19, 2019, The Bakken Museum will join over 110 landmarks, civic, business, and non-profit organizations in celebrating our unique city during Doors Open Minneapolis. “From the West Winds mansion to our founder Earl Bakken, our museum is deeply woven into the fabric of this city’s history,”

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The Bakken Museum to Hold Fourth Annual Women in Science Event

CONTACT: Laura Whittet Associate Director of Marketing & Communications 612.926.3878 x227 whittet@thebakken.org  align=”center“> The Bakken Museum Associate Director of Education, Anika Taylor, and Minnesota Zoo Wildlife Conservation Specialist, Tricia Markle, stopped by FOX 9 Morning Buzz to discuss Discovery Days: Women in Science. During the Saturday, March 9 event,

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The Bakken Museum Offering Sensory Friendly Sundays

CONTACT: Laura Whittet Associate Director of Marketing & Communications 612.926.3878 x227 whittet@thebakken.org MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Beginning Sunday, March 10, The Bakken Museum will offer Sensory Friendly Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the second Sunday of every month. Sensory Friendly Sundays will allow people with Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Five things to do at The Bakken Museum this Holiday Weekend

Whether you have a few free hours or an entire day to plan, the Bakken Museum is hosting a whole lot of innovation this weekend. In addition to regular weekend hours, the museum will open its doors for special holiday hours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 21

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The Bakken Museum Lecture to Highlight Innovation in Designing for Health

CONTACT: Laura Whittet Associate Director of Marketing & Communications 612.926.3878 x227 whittet@thebakken.org MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Bakken Museum will begin their 2019 lecture series on Feb. 6, with On The Verge: Designing for Health. During the lecture, a panel of industry experts will share their thoughts on using advancements in

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Small Stuff, Big Deal on TPT Twin Cities Hands on Science

Educators from The Bakken Museum stopped by Twin Cities PBS Hands-On Science to explore how the tiniest things can have a large impact on our lives. During the segment, students interact with chemical reactions, measurements and explore surface area to learn about nanoscience.  The full segment is available on the

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The Bakken Museum Accepting Donations in Honor of Earl

Earl Bakken passed away on Sunday, October 22. Earl passed at the age of 94 in his home on the Big Island of Hawaii. When Earl Bakken was eight years old he saw the movie Frankenstein at the Heights Theater in Columbia Heights. Earl was fascinated and inspired by the

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The Bakken Museum Honors Founder at Time of Passing

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The Bakken Museum founder Earl Bakken passed away on Sunday, October 22. Earl passed at the age of 94 in his home on the Big Island of Hawaii. “Earl Bakken was a remarkable man,” said The Bakken Museum Executive Director Michael Sanders. “He proudly described himself as

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Women in Science on FOX 9’s The Buzz

We had a great time talking about Discovery Days: Women in Science this morning with the folks on Fox 9's The Buzz. Check out the segment and join us for a day of hands-on fun this Saturday at The Bakken Museum! 

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