Two Harbors, Minnesota: Sandpaper Museum

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3M Dwan Museum

Address:
203 Waterfront Drive, Two Harbors, MN
Directions:
Part of the 3M Dwan Museum. On the northwest corner of 2nd Ave. and 6th St./Waterfront Drive.
Hours:
May-Oct. M-F noon-5 pm, Sa 11 am - 5 pm, Su 11 am - 4 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
218-834-4898
Admission:
$5, 3M employees $2
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Sandpaper Museum
The 3M company has an exhibit on its raspy invention, along with other 3M products, in the historic house where the company began. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Historical 3M product display.

Sandpaper Museum

Correct address is 201 Waterford. Charge is $5. Not really worth the price.

[Barbara, 09/30/2017]

Post-it note to self: "Sandpaper Museum name promises too much. Reduce expectations as '3M Dwan Museum'? TBD"

3M Museum.

Sandpaper Museum

This is more of a museum of the history of 3M.

[Sonja S, 08/24/2013]

The company was born in this small, 2-story building in 1902. It's now maintained as a 3M shrine, with sandpaper in its many incarnations as a central exhibit.

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