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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 10 am-5 pm


  • $11 adults
  • $9 seniors and college students w/ID
  • $9 active military w/ID and their family
  • $6 children ages 6-17
  • Free for children age 5 and under and MNHS members
  • Free parking




2015 Feb 26

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Military History Living Timeline

Military History Timeline

Mon, May 25, 2015

10 am – 5 pm

Travel through the past with a special living timeline of military life through history during this special day honoring America’s soldiers. Costumed staff and reenactors will interpret different eras of military history through uniform and equipment displays as well as weapons demonstrations. See large-scale military demonstrations throughout the day, play children’s games, and explore Minnesota’s oldest military post.

Veterans receive FREE admission on Memorial Day

Check back soon for schedule of events!

Image Gallery

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British soldier (left) and US soldier (right) from the Revolutionary War
US soldier (left) and British soldier from the War of 1812
San Patricio soldier (left) and US soldier (right) from the US-Mexico War
Union soldier (left) and Confederate soldier (right) from the Civil War
US soldier from World War I
US soldiers from World War II
US soldier from the Vietnam War
US soldier from Operation Desert Storm
19th century military tactics demonstration
Kids trying out 18th century-style marching.