Excelen is a private, independent, nonprofit research and education organization with decades
of experience.


EXCELEN Center for Bone and Joint Research and Education is minutes away from a wide variety of hotels, restaurants, attractions, downtown Minneapolis, and the Mall of America. Excelen is just a couple blocks from the Blue Line (light rail) which goes to and from Target Field in downtown Minneapolis, to and from the Mall of America, and passes both airport terminals every 15 minutes, and the new Green Line which will go from downtown Minneapolis to the Depot in downtown St. Paul, passing the State Capital and State office buildings.


Hotel Accommodations

Aloft - Minneapolis

Courtyard Minneapolis - St. Paul Airport

The Depot Renaissance - Minneapolis

The Grand Hotel - Minneapolis

Graves 601 Hotel - Loews Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn - Minneapolis

Hyatt Place Minneapolis/Downtown

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

Minneapolis Marriott - City Center


112 Eatery

The Bachelor Farmer

Black Forest Inn

Butcher and the Boar

Collins Cafe - 825 So. 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404

CRAVE - Downtown Minneapolis

Fogo de Chao

Manny’s Steak House



Seven Steakhouse & Sushi

Wasabi Fusion


Guthrie Theater

Mall of America (MOA)

Mill City Museum

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Minnehaha Falls

Science Museum of Minnesota

Valleyfair Amusement Park

Walker Art Center

For more information on attractions go to: http://www.exploreminnesota.com/where-to-go/minneapolis-st-paul-area/index.aspx

Professional Sporting Events

Lynx (WNBA)

Timberwolves (NBA)

Twins (MLB)

Vikings (NFL)

Wild (NHL)


Mall of America

Nicollet Mall

Ridgedale Mall

The Galleria

Uptown Minneapolis