The Flour Tower
Students will take an eight-story elevator ride through a recreated historic mill to hear the stories of employees who worked there. The ride uses historic film and photographs; the dramatic use of lighting, sound and special effects to tell the story of the mill when it was working. The ride provides your students with a memorable trip back in time - and allows them to experience the powerful, noisy process of transforming grain into flour. (30 students per show. Arrive a few minutes prior to showtime. Due to capacity some adults may not be able to participate in this experience.)
“Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat”
The film,“Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat”, is a lighthearted take on the city’s history by local humorist, playwright and radio personality Kevin Kling. Through photos, film and television footage, his own stories and memories, and animation students will be taken on a whirlwind tour of the history of our fair city, Minneapolis. (60 students per show.)
Koch Rooftop Observation Deck
Enjoy rooftop views of the Mississippi River, St. Anthony Falls, the Stone Arch Bridge, and the historic mill district.
Curriculum: Recipe for a Mill City
Recipe for a Mill City is a curriculum kit geared to third graders who will be visiting Mill City Museum. The activities can easily be used by younger and older grades. We hope you and your students enjoy the pre and post visit activities this curriculum kit has to offer.