Museums & History
Dakota City Heritage Village
4008 220th St W Farmington 55024 P:651.460.8050 | Website
Where the past is present...Dakota City Heritage Village offers visitors the chance to experience rural life in 1900-era Dakota County. A recreated historic village and museum, Dakota City is located on the Dakota County Fairgrounds on the south edge of Farmington. Check our website for upcoming events!
Dakota Valley Symphony
12600 Nicollet Ave Burnsville Performing Arts Center Burnsville 55337 P:612.840.8681 | Website
A non-profit, volunteer community arts organization, the Dakota Valley Symphony has served Minnesota's Dakota County since 1986. The symphony is comprised of a 60-member symphony orchestra, a 40-member mixed chorus, and a 90-member Summer Pops orchestra and chorus, all under the direction of founder and music director Stephen J. Ramsey.
All concerts are performed at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center.
Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W Seventh St Saint Paul 55102 P:651-225-6000 | Website
For more than 30 years, Minnesota Children's Museum has embedded the research on play, creativity and child development into its interactive learning environments and programs. Open-ended experiences are designed for children to explore, discover, immerse, imagine and connect.
Minnesota Historical Society & History Center
345 Kellogg Blvd W Saint Paul 55102 P:651.259.3000 800.657.3773 | Website
The Minnesota Historical Society is chief caretaker of Minnesota's story and the History Center is home to the Society's vast historical collections.
Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W Kellogg Blvd Saint Paul 55102 P:651.221.9444 800.221.9444 | Website
Open to the general public, the Science Museum of Minnesota is well-known for its unique combination of cutting-edge technology and hands-on entertainment, including innovative exhibits, a 9-story Domed Omnitheater, and a world-class collection of fossils and artifacts.