Historic Fort Snelling

National Historic Landmark

Mailing Address:
200 Tower Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55111


Opens May 27, 2017.
Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Tue-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm
Open Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day, 10 am-5 pm
Sat Only 10 am-5 pm



Get Tickets
  • $12 adults
  • $10 seniors and college students w/ID
  • $10 veterans and active military
  • $6 children ages 5-17
  • Free for children age 4 and under and MNHS members
  • Museums on Us: One free admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch card holders the first full weekend of every month. Bring your card and picture ID.
  • Free parking




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Historic Fort Snelling

With a human history more than 10,000 years in the making, the area today known as Fort Snelling means different things to different people.

Explore the past through tours, demonstrations, and conversations that expand the diverse stories of the women, men, and children who crossed paths here—from the Dakota, who call the land Bdote, to other Native American groups who lived and worked here, to enslaved people, immigrants, fur traders, and soldiers.

Memorial Day Weekend

The site will be open for Memorial Day Weekend 2017!

Visit Minnesota's oldest military post and learn about the many different people who connected here throughout history. Watch demonstrations like cannon firing and hearth cooking, as well as engage in conversation around the role of the fort and the U.S. military in the expansion of the nation.

Memorial Day only:


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