Visit The Bakken Museum

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. A beautiful Gothic and Tudor Revival-style mansion, unique artifact and book collections, seasonal medicinal gardens, dynamic exhibits, and rich education experiences - we've got something for everyone!

Museum Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday–Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (summer hours)

Call 612.926.3878 for information

Museum Store

Shop our unique selection of books, apparel, educational games and toys! To purchase Earl Bakken's Dreaming On... visit the book store page here.

Museum members receive 10% off all store purchases. Please visit our membership page to learn more.

Special Hours

Monday, September 3rd: Closed for Labor Day
September 4th - 6th: Closed for Museum Maintenance

Admission Prices

Adults $10.00
Seniors$8.00
Young People 13-24$8.00
Children 4-12$5.00
Children 3 and underFree
MembersFree
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Getting Here

The Bakken Museum
3537 Zenith Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55416

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Private Events

Book Your Private Event with Us

Steeped in turn of the century ambiance, surrounded by meticulously kept gardens, and boasting an array of carefully curated exhibits, our distinct event spaces are the ideal venue for your next personal or corporate function. From intimate, garden-side weddings, to corporate meetings, employee retreats, and social functions, The Bakken Museum stands uniquely poised to make any event, big or small, an outstanding occasion.

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