Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Minneapolis


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Estimated cost $10 (adults) Estimated duration 1-2 hours Distance away Less than a mile away
Founded by Earl Brakken, the inventor of a pioneering cardiac pacemaker, the Brakken Museum in Minneapolis contains hundreds of exhibits explaining the history and science of electricity and life. Make your hair stand on end with an electrostatic generator, or create a giant spark with the Wimshurst generator, at the museum on Zenith Avenue South, from 10am to 5pm.
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