Visit The Bakken Museum
Don’t miss your last chance to see The Bakken Museum’s current exhibits before they change! Learn about the challenges and successes of innovators in Minnesota Made, power the Foshay Tower and complete circuits in Electropolis, and meet comic book characters in Spark of Life.
The Bakken Museum is open regular hours until Sunday, December 29.
MAKE THE SEASON BRIGHTER
The Bakken Museum is accepting toy donations for Toys for Tots. Receive $1 off admission to The Bakken Museum with your donation! One discount per person, per toy.
CREATE A POP-UP GREETING CARD
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare cares for patients who have some of the most complex, rare, and traumatic conditions in pediatric medicine. You can help support patients and their families by sending messages of kindness. Use the tools in Paper Engineering to make a unique pop-up greeting card for a patient at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.
DISCOUNTS IN THE BAKKEN SHOP
Looking for unique gifts this holiday season? The Bakken Museum has something for all of the most interesting people in your life. Enjoy discounts and special giveaways throughout the end of the year!
THE BAKKEN MUSEUM
3537 Zenith Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Free parking is available both in the museum's lot on Zenith Avenue South, and on West 36th Street. The visitor entrance next to the parking lot is handicap accessible.
BUS & BIKE
We are located within walking distance of bus routes 6, 12, and 17. Schedules and route information are available at metrotransit.org.
The museum is conveniently located adjacent to the chain of lakes bike path. We now have a Nice Ride bike sharing station next to the museum at the corner of West 36th Street and Lake Calhoun Parkway. For more information about this program (available April - November), please visit niceridemn.org.
Visitors riding their own bikes can find bike parking near our 36th Street visitor entrance.
Things to see & do
UNIQUE GIFTS TO GIVE OR KEEP
Shop our selection of books, apparel, educational games and toys! Museum members receive special discounts on all store purchases. Learn more
Dreaming on With Earl Bakken
Published by The Bakken Museum, Dreaming On With Earl Bakken is a book of stories told by and about the remarkable man. It includes over 200 images and stories from those close to Earl. To order a copy, please contact us.