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Mall of America
60 E Broadway
Bloomington 55425
952-883-8800

Admission Free

Just minutes away from downtown Minneapolis in Bloomington, Mall of America has more than 520 stores, a seven-acre amusement park, a walk-through aquarium, an entire level of restaurants and bars, a 15-screen movie theater, and much more.

Other family attractions include Camp Snoopy, the nation's largest fully enclosed theme park, spanning seven acres and featuring 28 rides and attractions and Underwater Adventures, a 1.2-million gallon walk-through aquarium - one of only three of its kind.

Mall of America is an unprecedented mix of retail and entertainment, offering visitors the chance to shop their favorite stores as well as see a movie, ride a roller coaster, meet their favorite celebrity or build a LEGO castle.

Mall of America has become the model for combining signature attractions with retail to create an outstanding entertainment venue and is now one of the most visited destinations in the United States.

Open daily, call for hours of operation

Basic Brown Bear Factory
154 N Garden
Mall of America
Bloomington 55425

952-883-0822

Admission Free

Open-Monday-Sunday from 10 am-5 pm.

Stuff and dress your own bear.

Camp Snoopy
Mall of America
Bloomington 55425

952-883-8500

Admission Charged

Welcome to Camp Snoopy, the largest indoor theme park in America! It's seven acres of indoor excitement, with over 30 thrilling rides and attractions, plus unique shops, games to test your skills, fun-filled entertainment and many places to dine or simply grab a treat. It all adds up to a world of fun for the whole family!

Call for dates and hours of operation as they vary by season

Imation IMAX 3D Theatre
12000 Zoo Blvd
Apple Valley 55124

952-431-4629

Admission Charged

Thrill your senses with exciting and innovation IMAX 3D

Call for dates and hours of performances

NASCAR

Mall of America

952-854-7700

Admission Charged

If you've got a need for speed, satisfy it here! The roar of 700 horse power engines and 195 mile per hour speeds are all part of this electrifying, high tech indoor stock car racing competition. Slide into the cockpit of a professional stock car and speed off! This is stock car racing as real as it gets.

Call for hours of operation

Minnesota Children's Museum
10 W 7th St
St. Paul 55102

651-225-6000

Admission Charged

Hours: Museum Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday:
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday (Memorial Day through Labor Day):
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Play to learn! Learn to play! Minnesota Children's Museum creates experiences that spark children's learning. The Museum is at the heart of where fun meets learning. It's where kids can touch, climb, splash, crawl, push, pull, and press it all! Children ages 6 months through 10 years and their adult guests can explore seven galleries packed with extraordinary hands-on adventures. Burrow through a giant anthill, take the stage in a music studio, get nose-to-beak with a turtle, operate a big crane, climb a tree fort and more! Two galleries host new and delightful special exhibits throughout the year.

Underwater Adventures
120 East Broadway
Mall of America

888-DIVETIME
Admission Charged

Imagine traveling 14 feet underwater where sharks, stingrays and giant sea turtles swim so close, you'll feel like you can reach out and touch them! With over 1.2 million gallons of water, this aquarium features a 300 foot-long curved tunnel, complete with a moving walkway that simulates a scuba diving adventure - but without getting wet!

Call for dates and hours of operation

Bloomington Historical Museum
10206 Penn Ave S
Bloomington 55431

952-948-8877

Admission Charged

Regional history displayed in 1892 town hall

Call for dates and hours of operation

Hyland Hills Ski & Snowboard Area
8800 Chalet Road
Bloomington 55438

952-835-4250

Admission Charged

Enjoy a day crisp day on the hill with the family

Open seasonally, call for dates and hours of operation

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
3815 E 80th St
Bloomington 55425

952-854-5900

Admission Charged

Call for dates and hours of operation

An outdoor experience as primitive and natural as any state or national park. The Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is one of only four urban wildlife refuges in the nation, a place where wild coyotes, bald eagles, badger, and beavers live next door to three million people.

Normandale Japanese Gardens
9700 France Ave S
Bloomington 55431

952-832-6269

Admission Charged

Call for dates and hours of operation

Visitors are invited to enter and stroll the garden path of Normandale's lovely Japanese Garden, finding at each turn a new view of this artfully created world.