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Steamiest Places

This section includes local places likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks. You can think of it as a "Best of" section that features selected locations from the other sections. The term "steamiest" should be taken figuratively. You won't necessarily find steam-powered contraptions in all these places. Instead, these locations are rich in the elements that define steampunk: Victorian- or Edwardian-era technology, culture, history, personalities, oddities and so on.

Some descriptions in these listings are adapted from articles in Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. See the full descriptions for details.

White Bear Lake, MN, USA

The Alchemist is a steampunk-themed cocktail bar in the Twin Cities suburbs. . .

Minneapolis, MN, USA

The Bakken is the world's only library and museum devoted to medical electricity. . .

Richfield, MN, USA

This pizza restaurant near Minneapolis describes itself as "the reimagined merging of old and new. . ."

St. Paul, MN, USA

The James J Hill House in Saint Paul was built by a railroad magnate. . .

Shakopee, MN, USA

The Landing is a living history museum featuring a number of restored buildings from the 19th century. . .

Minneapolis, MN, USA

"We're a small Minneapolis business focused on board, dice, and card games from the past. . ."

Anoka, MN, USA

"Established in 1999, The Mad Hatter continues to serve fabulous High Tea Services. . ."

St. Paul, MN, USA

The society operates historic sites and maintains a large research collection. . .

St. Paul, MN, USA

The Schubert Club Museum of Musical Instruments displays a changing selection of instruments, documents and music items in several gallery displays. . .

Minnesota, USA

Active steampunk group in Minnesota. Website includes steampunk events in the Midwest. Also: local steampunk-related crafters, artists, merchants, etc. . .

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