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.
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.
Get the information you need to know before you schedule your field trip visit.
Take a few minutes to prepare yourself, your chaperones, and your students for your field trip.
All programs support state of Minnesota academic standards in social studies.
Introduce your students to Forests, Fields and the Falls, an exciting online graphic novel that explores Minnesota's early industries of milling, logging, and farming.
Recipe for a Mill City Curriculum Kit
A Timeline of Minneapolis Riverfront History
Teaching with Historic Places
Minnesota Historical Society Membership For Teachers