Minneapolis Parks & Recreation

mplsparksDiscover all that is available in Minneapolis' parks and recreation centers.

Minneapolis Convention Center

                        A state-MCC_final_4Cof the- art convention center in the heart of downtown.

Landmarks & Tours


Landmarks & Historic Districts
Browse historic photos, study architectural styles and create your own landmark tour.

Mary Tyler Moore Statue on Nicollet Mall
Where the opening segment of the Mary Tyler Moore Show was filmed.

Midtown Global Market
Public market featuring fresh and prepared foods in renovated historic building.

Minneapolis Bridge Tours and Events
Minneapolis has more bridges across the Mississippi River than any other city.

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Includes famous Spoonbridge and Cherry located at the Walker Art Center

Minnehaha Falls
53-foot waterfall, limestone bluffs and river overlooks at Minnehaha Park.

Mall of America (MOA)
One of largest malls in U.S. is in nearby Bloomington — an easy trip by light rail.

St. Anthony Falls
Known as the birthplace of Minneapolis, this landmark is the only waterfall on the Mississippi River.

Notable Architecture

Children's Theatre Company
Addition by Michael Graves

Foshay Tower
Designed by Magney & Tusler (1929)

Guthrie Theater
Designed by Jean Nouvel

The IDS Center
Designed by Phillip Johnson & John Burgee

Mill City Museum
Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Designed by McKim, Mead and White (1915)

Minneapolis Public Library
Designed by Cesar Pelli

Walker Art Center
Recent addition by Herzog & de Meuron

Weisman Art Museum
Designed by Frank Gehry


City Hall Tours
Minneapolis City Hall and Courthouse was built between 1887 and 1906. Discover amazing facts about the building on a volunteer-led tour.

Streetcar Rides at Como-Harriet
The Minnesota Streetcar Museum

Last updated Aug 26, 2016