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VISIT THE BAKKEN MUSEUM
MUSEUM HOURS: TUESDAY-SUNDAY // 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.
The Bakken Museum inspires a passion for innovation by exploring the potential for science, technology, and the humanities to make the world a better place. Located on the West Shore of Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis, the museum features a world-renowned collection of artifacts, exceptional education programs, exhibits exploring the wonders of invention, plant medicine, technology, and science, and the Florence Bakken Medicinal Garden.
Benjamin Franklin’s curiosity led him to explore many novel ideas and devices of his time. In fact, curiosity was what drove his own discoveries and…
Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein, was published in the 1800’s when she was just 21 years old. An audacious and fascinating young woman, Mary challenged conventions,…
NOW OPEN! The KEVA Art and Architecture Studio offers access to 2,000 precision-cut ¼-inch thick, ¾-inch wide, and 4 ½-inches long planks. Using only gravity,…