Mill City Museum

Mill City Museum offers a full menu of innovative programs that are designed to meet your grade level's needs. The milling industry made Minneapolis famous. At Mill City Museum, located in the ruins of what was once the world's largest flour mill, students learn about the history of industry, the Mississippi River, and the growth of the city.

Step 1 CHOOSE Your Options

Standard Museum Field Trip
Field trips to Mill City Museum include one lesson of your choice, a self guided scavenger hunt in the exhibits, the award-winning Flour Tower show, access to the 9th floor Koch Rooftop Observation Deck with stunning views of the Mississippi River and St. Anthony Falls, and the “Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat” movie. Choose from one of nine museum lessons to customize your field trip.

Step 2 SCHEDULE Your Field Trip

Get the information you need to know before you schedule your field trip visit.

Step 3 PREPARE For Your Day

Take a few minutes to prepare yourself, your chaperones, and your students for your field trip.

Academic Standards: 

All programs support state of Minnesota academic standards in social studies.

Classroom Materials: