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Continued: Minnesota museums calendar: A sampling of attractions

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SCIENCE MUSEUM OF MINNESOTA
120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul • 651-221-9444 • www.smm.org
On view: “Future Earth”: What will the world be like in 2050? Innovative approaches to global change. “Math Moves,” a stimulating approach to problem solving.
Upcoming: Omnifest, the museum’s annual celebration of giant-screen films, runs May 10-June 20. “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed” opens June 21, featuring artifacts and multimedia components that shed light on the ancient Central American culture.

SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
1501 State St., Marshall, Minn. • 507-537-6178 • www.smsu.edu/campuslife
On view: Hands-on exhibits that introduce visitors to the history of plants and animals, particularly those native to Minnesota.

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DULUTH CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
115 S. 29th Av. W., Duluth • 1-218-733-7543 • www.duluthchildrensmuseum.org
On view: The exhibit “Nano: Exploration of the Very Small” and “Kids Create!,” a space that helps children explore their creative talents.

MINNESOTA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
10 W. 7th St., St. Paul • 651-225-6000 • www.mcm.org
On view: “Dora and Diego” presents the world of Dora the Explorer and her animal-rescuing cousin. “Secrets of Circles,” first-hand experiences with circle-related technologies (closing May 12).
Upcoming: “Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action” opens May 25.

MINNESOTA FISHING MUSEUM
304 West Broadway, Little Falls, Minn. • 1-320-616-2011 • www.mnfishingmuseum.com
On view: More than 10,000 artifacts donated by state anglers.

MINNESOTA MILITARY MUSEUM
15000 Hwy. 115, Little Falls, Minn. • 1-320-616-6050 • www.mnmilitarymuseum.org
On view: Located at Camp Ripley, the state’s National Guard training facility, this museum includes exhibits on “Minnesota’s Two Civil Wars: 1861-1866,” “Women in the Military,” and “Forts on the Frontier.”

MINNESOTA MUSEUM OF MINING
701 W. Lake St., Chisholm, Minn. • 1-218-254-5543 • www.mnmuseumofmining.org
On view: Historic equipment used to mine the Mesabi Range.

PAVEK MUSEUM OF BROADCASTING
3517 Raleigh Av., St. Louis Park • 952-926-8198 • www.museumofbroadcasting.org
On view: Home to a collection of antique radio, television and broadcast equipment.

UNITED STATES HOCKEY HALL OF FAME
801 Hat Trick Av., Eveleth, Minn. • 1-218-744-5167 • www.ushockeyhall.com
On view: A tribute to former U.S. Olympic gold-medal coach Herb Brooks as well as hockey videos and historic memorabilia.

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