Mill City Museum

Looking out over the Mississippi riverfront and Stone Arch Bridge from the observation deck.

Raw power, dramatic views, hands-on fun

Looking out over the Mississippi riverfront and ruins from the observation deck.

Raw power, dramatic views, hands-on fun

Discover the lively Mississippi riverfront — the very birthplace of Minneapolis — and join us for outdoor family activities, performances, and walking tours. The museum's indoor spaces remain temporarily closed.

Exterior of Mill City Museum.

Upcoming events

What Makes Minneapolis, Minneapolis? Theater of Public Policy: Affordable Housing Past & Present
Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Fri., Jul 30, 2021, 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
$15/MNHS members save 20%
What Makes Minneapolis, Minneapolis? Codswallop: Fact vs. Fiction Walking Tour
Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Sat., Jul 31, 2021, 10:30 am - Noon
$14/MNHS members save 20%
What Makes Minneapolis, Minneapolis? Minneapolis Riverfront Walking Tour
Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Sat., Aug 7, 2021, 10:30 am - Noon
$14/MNHS members save 20%