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Stone Arch Bridge

West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
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Worth it

Can’t add much. Beautiful structure with terrific views of falls, old mill ruins and modern... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
chimayred
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New Durham, New Hampshire
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Walk and tour the bridge and park

Beautiful view of the river and dams! Great walking and bike paths! Park area very clean and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim W
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Traveller Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“anthony falls”(62 reviews)
“city museum”(48 reviews)
“both sides”(29 reviews)
About
Considered the only bridge of its kind, this soaring structure is made of native granite and limestone measuring 2,100 feet in length across the mighty Mississippi.
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West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Downtown
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"anthony falls"
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"city museum"
in 48 reviews
"both sides"
in 29 reviews
"guthrie theater"
in 38 reviews
"lock and dam"
in 24 reviews
"across the river"
in 19 reviews
"heritage trail"
in 11 reviews
"nice walk"
in 26 reviews
"great view of st"
in 7 reviews
"mill district"
in 10 reviews
"minneapolis skyline"
in 21 reviews
"old mill"
in 15 reviews
"west bank"
in 11 reviews
"mighty mississippi"
in 10 reviews
"gold medal flour"
in 8 reviews
"bike riding"
in 7 reviews
"north side"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Can’t add much. Beautiful structure with terrific views of falls, old mill ruins and modern skyline. Glad we went. An urban gem.

Thank chimayred
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful view of the river and dams! Great walking and bike paths! Park area very clean and scenic!

Thank Kim W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, it is just worth it to see it period. If it is a nice day, walking over it is cool and worth it to see the falls. Close to The Mill City Museum. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

I lived near this bridge a number of years ago and walked it daily with my dogs, many times stopping in the middle to watch the birds landing on bits of branches floating by. Other times I meditated simply gazing down at the moving Mississippi...More

Thank aliivi
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

The Stone Arch Bridge is one of my favorite spots in Minneapolis. The bridge's Old World beauty shows off the Mississippi, tells the story of the birth of Minneapolis as a milling capitol using the mighty river, and links visitors to the Paris-like charm of...More

Thank nancyjmpls
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We were in town during some bitter cold weather, but did manage to get ourselves out and about a bit. The walk across the bridge into the downtown area is beautiful - on a brisk winter day, under a deep blue sky, the city looked...More

Thank MuddyGurl
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

When we visit the area Stone Arch Bridge is always a sight I look forward to seeing. The view is amazing and the construction of the bridge is unexplainably beautiful year round.

Thank McGfam
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We ventured to the stone arch bridge in late January. Blessed with unseasonably warm weather we were able to meader along the bridge - over and above it. Beautiful area, great architecture.

Thank Lynda S
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Built by James J Hill in late 19th Century, to move wheat from Red River Valley in Canada to the Mill City (Minneapolis), the bridge remains an architectural marvel -- remains the only stone bridge on the Mississippi River. Made from Minnesota granite and limestone,...More

1  Thank Triponeill
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Wonderful photo spot. Unique old ruins. Also visit nearby theaters and museums. Walk all the way across the bridge.

Thank karenmJ7770YO
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