Minnesota State Fair

MN State Fair Dates Aug 24 through Sept 4

2017 Schedule Driven 2 Discover Building See U at the Fair


As part of the University of Minnesota’s exhibit in the Crossroads Building, the Health Zone provides Minnesotans with a unique opportunity to learn about the Academic Health Center’s contributions to the state and world.

Raptor Center State Fair Stage ShowDynamic stage presentations showcase a wide range of health topics—from learning about historical medical instruments to understanding Raptors and meeting them in-person.


Brains at exhibit at state fairInteractive exhibits such as understanding the human brain, blood pressure checks, and a mechanical mouth, among others.



Driven to Discover BuildingEngaging the public through the new Driven to Discover Building with fun, innovative and convenient research studies. Staff answer questions share research results and pique interest in health-care careers.