Historic Fort Snelling

National Historic Landmark

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


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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Signature Events

These are signature events offered each year. For a current listing of all events visit the online calendar.

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

Sat, May 27, 2017 - Mon, May 29, 2017
Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: Noon - 5 PM
Monday: 10 AM - 5 PM
On Memorial Day Weekend at Historic Fort Snelling, explore the grounds, visit with costumed interpreters and engage with the many stories that make up the site's history. Learn about... more
Independence Day Celebration

Independence Day Celebration

Tue, July 4, 2017

10 am - 5 pm

Celebrate the United States' birthday at Historic Fort Snelling and explore the history of freedom in America. Just like in the 1800s, hear cannon and muskets salutes, watch a military dress parade, listen to fife and drum music and attend a mock battle.

But not all... more

World War I Centennial Weekend

World War I Centennial Weekend

Sat, August 19, 2017 - Sun, August 20, 2017

10 am – 5 pm (each day)

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of America's entry into World War I at Historic Fort Snelling. The "Great War," as WWI was then called, raged for three years before the U.S. entered the conflict in 1917. America's participation tipped the balance... more