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Mill City Museum

704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2163
+1 612-341-7555
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Built into the ruins of what was once the world's largest flour mill, Mill City Museum is located on the historic Mississippi Riverfront. Here, visitors of all ages learn about the intertwined histories of the flour industry, the river, and the city of Minneapolis.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“flour tower” (168 reviews)
“flour mill” (129 reviews)
“elevator ride” (105 reviews)
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704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2163
+1 612-341-7555
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the experience but younger children may be a little less stimulated. The experience was combined with a segue tour. The short stent was here (appx 30-40 minutes) was plenty.

Thank resipsaloquitor42
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well presented tour and visuals to the old flour mill industry, especially the elevator experience. Good views to see Riverplace and Stone Arch bridge.

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 5 days ago

My son and his family wanted to go there. So we all went and as many times as we have been to Minneapolis, we had never been there. We spent over three hours in the museum. The exhibits were extremely well done and very informative....More

Thank GFK01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the tour and was surprised at the interesting things we learned. Not much walking involved. Rich history.

Thank trishaann61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in St Paul You never crossed the river Now my Grands live across the river and I have had a chance to partake of many interesting venues. Mill City Museum is a great restoration of by gone years where you can see...More

Thank Sushi897
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Washburn A Mill, the largest flour mill in the world, until the Pillsbury A Mill was built across the river, produced 1,000,000 pounds of flour a day. Built in 1874, it was operated until 1965. Not a pleasant workplace, it was dusty, and the...More

1  Thank Ed G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the chance to tour the building and learn about the flour mill history in Minneapolis. It only takes a few hours to visit and I thought it was well worth it. Exit through the ruins and take a walk along the river to see...More

1  Thank carlinda6665
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place!!! The history is great. It was very interesting. It is $11 to get in with discounts for seniors and children. They said it was about an hour to explore, but I was there almost two and could have stayed longer. There are...More

Thank Suezbaker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Flour Tower Tour is a must see especially for friends and family from out of town. The Elevator experience showing the history of the mill is done extremely well keeping you interested in an interactive way. Then you add the picturesque views of the...More

Thank Kmmhappy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here as a family, we have been here with friends, and a few of us have gone on a school field trip here. There is a room that you get to play with water. There is the elevator ride - you sit...More

Thank marnem2017
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Response from Mike_Edina | Reviewed this property |
Parking may be a challenge on the 4th, but the city has a ramp directly across the street with 324 spaces. We have used it recently when the on-street parking was blocked by construction. There is no attendant so you need to... More