- TripBuzz found 7 things to do indoors in the Owatonna area. From State School Orphanage Museum to Little Theatre of Owatonna, Owatonna offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 40 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 31 different types of things to do inside in or near Owatonna, Minnesota. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Arts Centers and History Museums.
- There are 5 indoor activities in Owatonna, and 2 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Northfield.
This Museum remembers the children who were sent to the Minnesota State Public School for Dependent and Neglected Children between1886 and 1945. The museum offers a tour through buildings and grounds as they existed during the orphanage era. The tour leads to the Children's Cemetery.
A 10-screen movie theater, Northwoods Cinema 10 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers 3D movies, stadium seating, a birthday party room, auditorium rentals and a snack bar with food and drinks.
This bank is one of the designs of the Father of American Architecture, Louis Sullivan. He has designed several banks, all called Jewel Boxes because it resembles a jeweled strongbox, giving depositors a sense of security. It is now occupied by a Wells Fargo bank branch.
Offering art classes to the local community, Owatonna Arts Center provides visitors with an opportunity to develop skills in painting, sculpture, and more. It also has a gallery that rotates a variety of artists monthly.
Northfield Historical Society Museum preserves the history of Northfield Minnesota such as the attempted bank robbery of Jesse James and his outlaw band in 1876. Exhibits include actual artifacts and photographs of the incident.
A museum devoted to 'encouraging curiosity about the world,' Depot Diner...a musuem has a wide variety of collections of artifacts from human and natural history. The museum features more than 30 exhibits in three halls.
The Contented Cow is a British style pub offering a rotating stock of beers on tap. A limited assortment of food is also available with a larger availability at the nearby Indian restaurant Chapati, the pub's sister property.