Minnesota State Fair


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

Through the wonders of telemedicine, fairgoers participate in dermatology screenings to assess moles, spots, and suspicious skin lesions.

Dynamic stage presentations showcase a wide range of health topics—from learning about historical medical instruments to understanding raptors to exercises that help with dementia.

Interactive exhibits such as understanding the human brain, blood pressure checks and a mechanical mouth, among others.

Engaging 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.