Carl Kroening Interpretive Center

The Carl W. Kroening Interpretive Center located at North Mississippi River Regional Park Interpretive Center officially opened March 22, 2002. It is named to honor Carl W. Kroening, a former teacher from the area and Minnesota State legislator. North Mississippi Regional Park is located between I-94 and the west bank of the Mississippi River in North Minneapolis.

Exhibits telling the story of the Mississippi River and the impact it had on the surrounding community are displayed at the center. Interpretive programs are offered year round with activities focusing on the Mississippi River.

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Location

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Latitude: 45.043304 Longitude: -93.283485 Elevation: 837 ft
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Seasons Open

Year round.

Hours Open

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon-Sat; Noon - 5:00 pm Sun

Fees

Free

Eco-Friendly Notes

Designed as a green building, the visitor center takes advantage of natural lighting, cabinets made from shells of sunflower seeds, wheat, and recycled woods and plastics. The building's shape and the many windows are placed such that the Center can take full advantage of the light from outside, lowering the use of electricity.

Accessibility Notes

Accessible to Disabled.

Pet Friendly Notes

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