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    What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    So my wife and I are going up this weekend. Does anybody know of anything to do with three children to keep them entertained??



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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Drop the kids off at the Mall of America and go over to Ikea and shop for furniture...


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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    typical
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    i think the metrodome still has cheap tours that was fun get to see locker rooms walk out on field

    never done it but im sure you can look at the twins field to


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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Take some tobaggons and shovels with you. Build an igloo. Go ice fishing.


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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Science Center is St. Paul is really fun - lots to see and interactive. They have a cool mini-golf course, but it's outside, so probably closed.



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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Take some tobaggons and shovels with you. Build an igloo. Go ice fishing.
    hahahaha. It's like Canada.

    Seriously, a lot of the good kids stuff I think is in St. Paul (Science Museum, Children's Museum). There is Gameworks downtown by the Target Center. Mall of America is a good bet too with the amusement park, Legoland, and the underwater adventures aquarium in the basement.



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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Definitely the underwaters adventure aquarium in the Mall of America. They've got good kids activities and it won't bore you either. I think they can even pet debarbed sting rays.



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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Yo Gabba Gabba Live is going on up at the Target Center tomorrow. We are taking our 20 month old to it (driving up tonight). If they are in that age range, and watch the show, that is the closest they will be to Iowa...



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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Make that three for the aquarium at the Mall of America. Our kids, then 3 and 1-1/2, loved it.


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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Is the aquarium cooler than the one at the Omaha zoo??



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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    No, it's not......Como Park Zoo FTW, it's free!!!


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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarbox View Post
    No, it's not......Como Park Zoo FTW, it's free!!!
    Technically, yes, but they've had budget problems and now ask for a donation of $2 per adult, $1 per child.



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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Technically, yes, but they've had budget problems and now ask for a donation of $2 per adult, $1 per child.

    Huh, it's been a few years since I have been there but I spent at least 3-4 afternoons there a week when I was in college. Studying, watching gorillaz, I love that park....


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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    The largest indoor water park in the country is right next to the Mall of America. "Water Park of America", I think. I've been told it's pretty cool.

    What ages are your kids?



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    Re: What to do in Minneapolis with kids..

    I haven't been to the Omaha Aquarium, but underwater adventures is the best aquarium I've ever been too, and I think it beats the pants of the Shedd Aquarium in chicago.



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