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This is just a selection of items from the shop. Visit anytime during regular museum hours—admission is not required to visit the Curiosity Shop.

Masks with Dioramas (and Floral Prints!)

  • This mask features our 🦌 Moose at Gunflint Lake diorama! Adjustable elastic bands, $12.95 $9.00

  • Wear our 🐺 Wolves at Shovel Point diorama as a mask. Adjustable elastic bands, $12.95 $9.00

  • Who doesn’t love a woolly mammoth? Adjustable elastic bands, $12.95 $9.00

  • This mask is out of this world! Adjustable elastic bands, $12.95 $9.00

  • These 100 percent silk, two-layer masks are fair trade, and from a women-owned company. Variety of floral prints. $8.95

  • Get one, get a few ...

    Stocking Stuffers

    Metal Earth $10
    Nightlight (Moon, Galaxy, Earth) $6
    Pop-up net $8
    Space stationary set $10
    Mini embroidery set $5
    Audubon 3D cards $9.95
    Foragers cards $9.95
    Ecologies cards $24.95
    Owl pellet $7
    Mushroom tool $11
    Space sticker $4
    Planet pins $10.95–14.95

  • Get your art on!

    Art Supplies

    Sketch book $7.99
    24 watercolor brush pens $20
    Learn To Draw $7.99
    Ink Works lettering pens $9.99
    Two-sided colored pencils $9.50
    Travel watercolor set $23.95
    Science is Magic pouch $12.99
    Small Bee or Minerals pouch $15.95

Puzzles for Days!

  • Cavallini 1,000-Piece Puzzles

    Cavallini Vintage puzzles $22 each

  • 1,000-Piece Puzzles

    Peter Pauper Puzzle: Succulent, Ocean or Birds $15.99
    Zodiac: Glow in the Dark! $20
    Kestrel Puzzle $19.99
    Mushrooms or Gems Puzzle $19.99
    Grand Tour Puzzle $19.99

  • 500-Piece Puzzles

    Biodiversity puzzle $20
    History of Space Travel $16.99
    Women of Science $16.99
    Planet Earth $16.99

  • Puzzles: 300 and Fewer Pieces

    Two-Piece Bird puzzle: Color or Number $14.95
    Solar System floor puzzle $12.99
    Solar System 64-Piece $10.95
    Charlie Harper 300-Piece $15.95

Plush Animals (& Planets!)

  • Stuffed Animals

    Everett (small mammoth) $12.95
    Tundra (large mammoth) $23.95
    Fox $9.95
    Wolf $9.95

  • Celestial Buddies

    Sun $29.99
    Moon $21.99
    Earth (large) $24.99
    Earth (small) $21.99
    Mercury $21.99
    Venus $21.99

  • More Celestial Buddies!

    Uranus $21.99
    Neptune $21.99
    Jupiter $25.99
    Saturn $25.99
    Comet $24.99
    Pluto $27.99

  • Fossils & Rocks

    Crystal cupcakes $13.95
    Real triolobite fossil $6.95
    Agate bookends $36
    Spiral polished goniatites (black) $4
    Ammonite fossil (brown) $2
    Orthoceres fossil $2
    Fossilized coral egg $14

  • Books

    A Field Guide to the Natural World of the Twin Cities $29.95; Birds in Minnesota $35; Hello World Solar $7.99; Kids Guide to Birds $13.95; Night Sky $16.95; Minnesota Bird Guide $14.95; activity books $6.95; What We See in the Stars $16.99; Loony Little: The Ice Cap is Melting! $16.99; The Wonders of Nature $19.99; One North Star $16.95; Searching for Minnesota Wildflowers $24.95; Planetarium $35; Hush Hush Forest $16.95; Goodnight Loon $9.95

  • Audubon prints, 11×17, $12.95 each

  • Audubon greeting card, $3.25

  • 100 percent silk scarf $12

  • The Kids Guide to Birds of Minnesota $13.95

  • Wooden birds, hand-carved and painted, fair-trade. Mini crow $19.95 ; cedar wax wing $54

  • Fowl language mug $13.95

  • Beautiful bird pins from an independent artist; 10 different birds available $12

  • 300-piece Charlie Harper puzzle $15.95

  • Birds of the Northwoods workbook $6.95 

  • Nests • Eggs • Birds, by local author/illustrator Kelsey Oseid $16.99

Assorted Delights

  • Don’t be a Dik Dik game $12.95

  • Fizz rockets $7

  • Ecologies game $24.95
    Build and maintain food webs in diverse biomes around the world. Designed by a biology instructor and featuring beautiful vintage Victorian art. Recommended for ages 12+

  • Minature rock and mineral or fossil collections $6

  • Bug bottle (includes illustrated field guide and instructions) $16.99

  • Spectacularly illustrated On the Origin of Species $18.99

  • Space Dash game $12.95

  • Artist-created mugs featuring animals in space (illustration also by a local artist) $22.95

  • Bell water bottle $20

  • Record your observations in this 5-year nature notebook that allows you to compare your notes on sightings and the changing of the seasons. $19.99

  • Snowy Owl $12; Eagle $13; Blue Jay $12; Gold Finch $12; Barn Owl $12; Kestrel $12; Red Tailed Hawk $12; Mammoth $10; 3 Piece Convergent Evolution $30; Earth Pin $10.95; Moon $10.95; Moon Phases (5) $45; Jupiter $14.95; Saturn $14.95; Neptune $12.95; Mars $10.95; Venus Pin $10.95; Uranus $14.95; Forest on the Moon $12; You’re a Gem $12.50; Mussel Pin $12; Space Dino $10; Einstein & Equation $15; Darwin & Turtle $15

  • Nasa Mug $10
    Moon Mug (Heat Changing) $12.95
    Deneen Pottery Mug ( Art by David Witt, Made in Saint Paul) $22.95
    Rude Plants Mug $13.95
    Fowl Birds Mug $13.95
    Climate Change (Heat Changing) $12.95

     

  • Rocket Bye Baby $4.99
    The Solar System $4.99
    Hello World! Solar System $7.99
    Goodnight Loon $9.95
    Big and Small Room for All $7.99
    Hello World! Moon Landing $7.99
    Crinkle Crinkle Little Star $12.95
    Where’s the Astronaut? $8.99

  • These fair trade hand-beaded brooches are very lightweight and come in a lovely gift-box.

    Cranes $46; Snail $44; Scarab Beetle $38; Bullet Ant $38; Autumn Leaf $44; Passenger Pidgeon $44; Honey Bee $38; Dragonfly $44; Colorful Grasshopper $44; Chrysanthemum $44; Butterflies $44

  • 750 Piece Crystal Puzzle $19.95
    1000 Piece Vintage Puzzle $22
    Amethyst Candle Holder $45
    Cut Geode $37
    Crystal Cupcakes $13.95
    You’re a Gem pin $12.50
    Amethyst Statement Ring $39.95

  • All Socks $10

Jewelry

  • Solar System Fair Trade Earrings $16.95

  • Solar System Fair Trade Necklace $27.95

  • Fair Trade Statement Necklace $25.95

  • Fair Trade Graduated Hoops $14.95

  • Fair Trade Large Hoops $17.95

  • Drop Earrings $14.95

  • Larissa Loden Bee Earrings $30

  • Larissa Loden Cicada Earrings $32

  • Larissa Loden Ursa Minor Necklace $27

  • Larissa Loden Hexacomb Earrings $30

  • Larissa Loden Heart Necklace $34

  • Tea Leaf Ginko Earrings $18

  • Tea Leaf Honeycomb $18

  • Tea Leaf Terrarium Earrings $35

  • Druzy Ring $34.95

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