The Bakken Museum

The Bakken Museum is a 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. It is a museum with electrifying exhibits and activities that are fun for kids and families and an education center that offers top quality hands-on programs for students and teachers. The Bakken has the world's leading collection of books and artifacts on the history of electricity in life.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|92.34 Score


(3/4)|89.18 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

3537 Zenith Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55416