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Historic Fort Snelling

National Historic Landmark

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




  • $11 adults
  • $9 seniors and students w/ID
  • $9 active military personnel w/ID
  • $6 children 6-17
  • FREE for children age 5 and under and MNHS members


Mem. Day - Labor Day:
Tues - Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun Noon-5 pm

Sept - Oct:
Sat 10 am-5 pm

*Open on Memorial Day, July 4 & Labor Day
10 am-5 pm

Special event hours/fees may vary. Hours and fees subject to change.

2014 Apr 19


World War II Weekend

WWII reenactors

Sat, June 21, 2014 - Sun, June 22, 2014

10 am - 5 pm (both days)

The 1940s come to life this weekend at Historic Fort Snelling! Thousands of Minnesotans joined the military at Fort Snelling during World War II, and this special event explores the stories of Minnesota's Greatest Generation.  Visit with costumed staff and reenactors to learn about the lives of soldiers and civilians, enjoy displays of vintage vehicles, watch weapons firings, and much more! Guests can also participate in a 1940s radio "broadcast" and enjoy a re-created USO show!

Check back soon for 2014 event schedule!

Image Gallery

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WWII weapons display
Barracks display
Combat medics display
Medical Aid Station display
Restored military vehicles and equipment
WWII Reenactors
Vintage 1940s Vehicles
Wartime Radio Show
Food Rationing & Substitutions
Swing Dancing