If you're visiting Minneapolis for its culture and arts, you'll want to explore the many museums and exhibits housed in this exciting city.

Most of Minneapolis' museums preserve aspects of local culture, such as the American Swedish Institute on Park Avenue. Dedicated to telling the story of thousands of Swedish immigrants, it also plays host to a number of concerts, lectures and recitals. The Bell Museum of Natural History offers another taste of local culture, by chronicling the history of the Upper Mid-West's geological and ecological past. Main features of the museum include replicated forests, rainforest exhibits and a range of botanical art.

Those with specific interests won't be disappointed either. The Ellingson Car Museum is a must-see attraction for motor car enthusiasts. Home to over 100 different vintage models ranging from cars to motorcycles, the themed museum boasts a delightful 50's style hangout that truly captures the ambience of the era.

Meanwhile, the Walker Art Centre, Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art and Fredrick R. Weismann Art Museum will provide more than ample exhibits and works for art lovers. When visiting the many museums in Minneapolis, there's no better choice than the downtown Millennium Hotel Minneapolis. Some of the nation's finest museums are just a short walk away, promising guests a lively and engaging vacation.