Saint Paul residents are proud of their city and proud of how they respect the senior community. Here are 10 Saint Paul attractions where seniors will enjoy a generous discount in deference to their age and experience.
Keep reading to see some great places to go and things to do for Saint Paul seniors.
The Cathedral of Saint Paul was modeled after St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in Rome and is one of the most amazing cathedrals in the nation. Visitors will be amazed by the collection of religious art and the extraordinary architectural details of this unique building.
Historic Fort Snelling is a historic U.S. Army military post that entertains and educates visitors with costumed guides portraying residents from the 1820s. Visitors will admire the gorgeous Victorian mansions that offer a peek into turn-of-the-century life in Saint Paul, some of them are even said to be haunted.
Como Park Zoo is home to a wide range of animals and even plants. The Zoo welcomes visitors year-round. Conveniently located next to Como Town Amusement Park, Cafesjian's antique carousel, and Como Park, the Zoo is great fun for visitors of all ages.
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is the greatest performing arts venue in the Midwest. The Ordway Center is known as Saint Paul’s most elegant and beautiful performance space; it attracts audiences from throughout the area to its amazing range of presentations.
The Minnesota Centennial Showboat is an old fashioned riverboat turned theatre that is docked at Harriet Island Regional Park on the banks of the Mississippi River in Downtown Saint Paul. Enjoy a wonderful night out on the Mississippi in a unique Midwestern venue.
The AAW Gallery of Wood Art is located in downtown Saint Paul's historic Landmark Center. The AAW Gallery of Wood Art shows a frequently original and always engaging display of modern works created from wood. The gallery also features interesting educational exhibits, and a fascinating display of antique lathes.
The Science Museum of Minnesota is a Saint Paul museum that focuses on various topics in technology, all aspects of natural history, the physical sciences, and even mathematics. You’ll spend a whole day trying to see everything the Museum has to offer.
The dome of the State Capitol is prominently displayed in the district northwest of Downtown Minneapolis. The Capitol building was built in 1905 and is considered an architectural highlight of Saint Paul.
James J Hill founded the Great Northern Railroad. His home was considered the symbol of his success. Visitors can take guided tours of the house or just wander through the first floor art gallery. The property hosts many events, from concerts to the annual Easter egg hunt.
10. Fort Snelling
It’s a restored limestone fort that was once the northernmost military outpost of the United States at the beginning of the 19th century.
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