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Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102
The Triceratops, a composite mount of two animals nicknamed "Fafnir."
Photo credit: By Minnesota Jones at en.wikipedia [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The Science Museum of Minnesota in Saint Paul focuses on topics in technology, natural history, physical science, and mathematics education. Permanent exhibits include Dinosaurs & Fossils, The Human Body Gallery, and the Mississippi River Gallery. The Experiment Gallery allows visitors to explore concepts in physics, math, and physical and earth science with interactive displays. The museum houses a collection of over 1.7 million artifacts and objects in its vault, ranging from dinosaur and other animal remains and fossils, preserved animals and plants, and cultural artifacts from extinct and extant civilizations. The building has a dual-screen IMAX/Omnimax theater with a wall screen, for IMAX films and other flat presentations, and a rotatable dome, for viewing Omnitheater films.
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