Tag Archives: Minneapolis-Saint Paul Educational Trip

10 Twin City Tours You Need to Take

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are filled to the brim with vibrant culture, iconic landmarks, and historical insight, with so much to see, do and learn all throughout the area. Luckily there are a grand plethora of city tours available throughout the Twin Cities, with options from segway and bike tours to…
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Basilica of Saint Mary

Basilica of Saint Mary [caption id="attachment_35025" align="alignright" width="425"] Basilica of Saint Mary Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] Welcome to America's first basilica, the Basilica of Saint Mary. This absolutely stunning building sits between 16th and 17th streets in downtown Minneapolis. It was designed by architect Emmanuel Louis Masqueray and contains gorgeous stained glass windows, shrines, and onsite…
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Mississippi River Visitor Center

Mississippi River Visitor Center [caption id="attachment_35012" align="alignright" width="425"] Mississippi River Visitor Center Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] Be sure to save time to visit the Mississippi River Visitor Center while in the Minneapolis - Saint Paul area, this ecological, cultural, and historical information center located within the lobby of the Science Museum of Minnesota. This center is…
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University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota If anyone in your group is interested in becoming a Golden Gopher at the University of Minnesota then be sure to set up a campus visit while you are in town. Even if nobody in your group is particularly interested in the school right off bat, this will be an excellent college…
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Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum [caption id="attachment_34996" align="alignright" width="425"] Weisman Art Museum Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] There’s always something interesting to see and do at WAM. Welcome to the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, or WAM for short. The first thing you are going to notice about this museum is the building it is housed in…
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American Swedish Institute

American Swedish Institute Welcome to the American Swedish Institute, or ASI, Minneapolis' Swedish culture center! Featuring Swedish historical exhibits, a stately onsite castle, and various cultural classes and workshops, ASI is one of the most culturally enlightening places your group can visit while in the area. Here guests can 'share their experience around themes of…
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Lake Harriet

Lake Harriet [caption id="attachment_34981" align="alignright" width="425"] Lake Harriet Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] Welcome to Lake Harriet, Minneapolis' top summer getaway destination! This is the perfect place for your group to stop and enjoy the great outdoors, Lake Harriet offering extensive outdoor recreation opportunities and events. You can hike, bike, swim, picnic, fish, and/or rent kayaks or…
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Minnesota Children’s Museum

Minnesota Children's Museum The Minnesota Children's Museum is a playful, interactive space for younger kids, ideally children ages 1-10. This museum is located in Saint Paul and was first founded here in 1981. Inside this fun museum, you will find exhibits over local state habitats, a rooftop park, a laser maze, an extensive 'pretend town',…
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Minnesota Transportation Museum

Minnesota Transportation Museum Experience a genuine operating roundhouse turntable, one of the last of its kind in the country. Witness restoration of historic railway operating equipment and view blacksmith demonstrations in our forge! - MTM Museum The Minnesota Transportation Museum, or MTM for short, is a Saint Paul hidden gem, this local transportation museum allowing…
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Landmark Center

Landmark Center The Landmark Center is Saint Paul's cultural center for music, dance, theater, exhibitions, public forums, and special events, a historic landmark that we suggest all groups visit during their trip! Inside the Landmark Center, you will find the Saint Paul Visitor Information Center, Landmarket Gift Shop, Anita's Cafe, and a handful of exhibits/galleries.…
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