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Museum Hours

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

10 am - 5 pm

Wednesday

10 am - 5 pm

Thursday

10 am - 8 pm

Friday

10 am - 5 pm

Saturday

10 am - 5 pm

Sunday

Closed

The museum is closed on major holidays. Museum hours are subject to change.

 

Library Hours

Monday – Friday            9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Please contact the library in advance at 612-926-3878 ext. 227 to ensure the best service.
Library hours are subject to change. There is no admission fee for using the library.
 

Admission 

General Admission

$7

Students and Seniors*

$5

Children under 4

Free

Members

Free

* Student admission applies to students of any age (adult students must present school ID).
Senior admission applies to adults age 62 or older. 
For a list of admission discounts, please see our Admission Discounts page

 

Location

3537 Zenith Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55416-4623

The Bakken Museum is located in Minneapolis on the west shore of Lake Calhoun, at the corner of West Calhoun Parkway and 36th Street.

 

Parking

Free parking is available both in the museum's lot on Zenith Avenue South, and on West 36th Street. The visitor entrance next to the parking lot is handicap accessible.

Bus & Bike

We are located within walking distance of bus routes 6, 12, and 17. Schedules and route information are available at metrotransit.org

The museum is conveniently located adjacent to the Chain of Lakes bike path. We now have a Nice Ride bike sharing station next to the museum at the corner of West 36th Street and Lake Calhoun Parkway. For more information about this program (available April - November) please visit niceridemn.org

Visitors riding their own bikes can find bike parking near our 36th Street visitor entrance. 

 

Questions?

612-926-3878 | info@thebakken.org