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Minnesota Discovery Center

1005 Discovery Dr, Chisholm, MN 55719-1980
+1 218-254-7959
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mining trip

We were exploring the city of Chisholm and this is one of the attractions. It is a very nice... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Great history lesson

If you want to find out anything about the range and your ancestry this is the place to go and find... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Chisholm, Minnesota
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“trolley ride” (9 reviews)
“mining” (10 reviews)
“iron” (12 reviews)
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1005 Discovery Dr, Chisholm, MN 55719-1980
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We were exploring the city of Chisholm and this is one of the attractions. It is a very nice place. The people are helpful. Great geology section. We also took the train trip and enjoyed the buildings in a miner type camp for the times....More

Thank JMD1958
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you want to find out anything about the range and your ancestry this is the place to go and find it! Worth a peek when touring the Iron Range!

Thank mcdonapa
Reviewed 3 September 2017

we always stop in yearly to see whats been changed, luckily they had entertainment last time, a little spendy for kids

Thank viking226
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stopped here on the way to Bemidji from the North Shore and we were surprised at the extent of the place - it just kept going and going! The Trolley tour was excellent - the "hidden location/village" in the middle of the tour was...More

Thank kedalion1
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing museum and puts you in touch with the life here. We saw the display on the strike which was a testament to us as humans. The Reilly ride is worth it. The guide was delightful and very knowledgeable and loved to...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Upon paying for our entrance fees we were unable to secure a map of the grounds , so it was a little confusing on where to go . The grounds look like there are a lot of missing attractions that were once there and were...More

2  Thank Angela2083
Reviewed 20 April 2017

It was a little out of our way coming from Biwabik but we found this museum my husband wanted to see. Much to our surprise the kids and all of us enjoyed this meseum. The staff was great. You could spend hours in this museum....More

2  Thank Edie B
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Admittedly, we were there when they opened on a Thursday, so we wouldn't expect there too be a whole lot of traffic, but there was NONE. I don't think we passed another guest in our 2 hour visit. That felt weird... My first trip there...More

1  Thank floridafoodie2014
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Full accommodation of three 120+ person events with perfect meals and meeting facilitation! They know how to bring people together and be sure their needs are met.

1  Thank Joe S
Reviewed 30 June 2016

As my husband and I have never travelled in Minnesota, this was a very informative stop. We learned so much about the immigrants, native people, mining, etc., etc. most of the exhibits are in the museum rather than outside. Be sure to watch the 35...More

1  Thank Karen D
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