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Roseville is Perfectly Positioned to Minneapolis

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Are you familiar with Roseville, Minnesota? If your answer is “yes” then we’re happy to hear it! If your answer is “no” then you’re in store for some fascinating information (at least we think so).

Roseville is located north of both Minneapolis (northeast) and Saint Paul (northwest), making Roseville perfectly positioned 10 minutes to both downtown areas. Take a look below and you’ll see Minneapolis in the distance of these beautiful panoramic images from Roseville. (Hint: Use the arrows in the bottom right hand corner of the images to take a spin around!)

Roseville really is THAT CLOSE to Minneapolis! With our perfect position to the city, we want you to know about all of the fun things you can do in Minneapolis when you’re staying 10 minutes away in one of Roseville’s 11 hotels.

Family Friendly

American Swedish Institute9 miles from Roseville – Vibrant museum, cultural center and historic Turnblad mansion that links Minnesota history with the best of contemporary Swedish and Nordic culture.

Children’s Theatre Company9 miles from Roseville – Creating theatre experiences for the entire family by adapting children’s classic literature and storybooks into amazing and enthralling stage productions.

Mill City Museum7 miles from Roseville – Teaching visitors of all ages about the intertwined histories of the flour industry, the Mississippi River and the city of Minneapolis.

Minneapolis Institute of Art9 miles from Roseville – Inspiring wonder with extraordinary exhibitions and one of the finest wide-ranging art collections in the country. The museum is free every day.

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden9 miles from Roseville11-acre site, located across the street for the Walker Art Center, is home to the iconic fountain-sculpture Spoonbridge and Cherry and showcases more than 40 works from the Walker Art Center’s renowned collection.

The Bakken Museum12 miles from Roseville – One-of-a-kind museum exploring the mysteries of our electrical world. Inspiring a passion for science and its potential for social good by helping people explore the history and nature of electricity and magnetism.

Cheer on the Home Team

Minnesota Gophers6 miles from RosevilleSki-U-Mah! The University of Minnesota is home to a large Minnesota Gophers sports scene with sports ranging from football to hockey to baseball to basketball to gymnastics to volleyball to.. many, many more programs.

Target Center9 miles from Roseville – Home to the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves and hosts the hottest concerts, family shows, and special events each year.

Target Field11 miles from Roseville – Home to MLB’s Minnesota Twins and has become a popular concert venue for touring musicians during the summer months.

TCF Bank Stadium8 miles from Roseville – Home to the Minnesota United FC for 2017 and Minnesota Gopher Football.

U.S. Bank Stadium7 miles from Roseville – The stadium is not just the home of the Minnesota Vikings, the facility hosts major national and international events.

For Laughs

Acme Comedy Club8 miles from Roseville – Premier standup comedy club that brings national touring comedians to Minneapolis.

Brave New Workshop 9 miles from Roseville – Original sketch comedy and improv on everything from current events to love and everything in between.

CSz Twin Cities – Home of ComedySportz10 miles from Roseville – Improv comedy club where everything is improvised; no scripts or pre-planned scenes.

Breweries

Most of the breweries listed on our website are in either Minneapolis or Saint Paul. Instead of listing them all here, check them out on our breweries website. Cheers!

Museums & Historical Sites

American Swedish Institute9 miles from Roseville – Vibrant museum, cultural center and historic Turnblad mansion that links Minnesota history with the best of contemporary Swedish and Nordic culture.

Basilica of Saint Mary9 miles from Roseville – Discover the building’s rich history and marvel at its awe-inspiring art and architecture by taking a tour of the landmark.

Mill City Museum7 miles from Roseville – Teaching visitors of all ages about the intertwined histories of the flour industry, the Mississippi River and the city of Minneapolis.

Minneapolis Institute of Art9 miles from Roseville – Inspiring wonder with extraordinary exhibitions and one of the finest wide-ranging art collections in the country. The museum is free every day.

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden9 miles from Roseville11-acre site, located across the street for the Walker Art Center, is home to the iconic fountain-sculpture Spoonbridge and Cherry and showcases more than 40 works from the Walker Art Center’s renowned collection.

The Bakken Museum12 miles from Roseville – One-of-a-kind museum exploring the mysteries of our electrical world. Inspiring a passion for science and its potential for social good by helping people explore the history and nature of electricity and magnetism.

Walker Art Center9 miles from RosevilleInternationally recognized as a leading arts venue, the Walker Art Center presents contemporary visual arts and design exhibitions; dance, theater, and music performances; and film screenings.

Showstopping Theatre/Music/Dance

Guthrie Theater7 miles from Roseville – By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world.

Hennepin Theatre Trust8 miles from Roseville – Owner of the historic State Theatre, Orpheum Theatre, Pantages Theatre and New Century Theatre featuring Broadway musicals and plays.

Jungle Theater 10 miles from Roseville – Intimate theater that produces five mainstage contemporary, powerful and poetic shows every year.

Minnesota Orchestra8 miles from Roseville – Presenting the world’s great conductors and soloists for orchestra concerts and recitals, as well as other programs and events.

The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts8 miles from Roseville – A catalyst for the creation, presentation, education, enjoyment, and celebration of dance and the performing arts in the Twin Cities.

Theatre in the Round7 miles from Roseville – Providing quality theatre for thousands of audience members, as well as opportunities and resources for artists and performing groups throughout the region.

Tour the Town

Above the Falls Sports8 miles from Roseville – Offering the ultimate Minnesotan urban paddling tours in the unique urban environment of the Mississippi River Valley.

Experience Twin Cities8 miles from Roseville – Experience the Twin Cities on four different tours focusing on food, breweries, distilleries and sightseeing throughout the Twin Cities.

Minneapolis Queen7 miles from RosevilleThe 125 passenger Minneapolis Queen offers public and private cruises on the Mississippi River through historic downtown Minneapolis.

Nice RideClosest station 2 miles from Roseville – Nice Ride is the Twin Cities’ bike share system. Simply take a bike when you need one and return it to any station when you arrive at your destination and check out another one for the return trip.

Spark your Artistic Side

FOCI Minnesota Center for Glass Arts5 miles from Roseville – Engaging the Minnesota community in the study and appreciation of glass arts while expanding the potential of the medium.

Northern Clay Center8 miles from RosevilleGallery focused on contemporary clay work including sculpture & ceramic arts by new & known names.

Textile Center6 miles from Roseville – Home to four fiber art gallery spaces, the largest circulating textile library open to the public, an artisan shop, classes serving all ages and skill levels, a natural dye garden, and the region’s only accessible professionally-equipped dye lab. 

Almost all of the attractions listed above are 10 minutes or less from Roseville — are you shocked? We really, REALLY are that close to Minneapolis! Now that you have some ideas of how you’re going to spend your days, where are you planning on spending your nights? Roseville offers 11 hotels that will cater to your budget and lifestyle; all with free parking. Save a little money by using our hotel coupons!