Historic Fort Snelling

National Historic Landmark

Mailing Address:
200 Tower Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55111
Directions - Note detour

Hours

Closed until May 27, 2017 except for special events.
 
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
 
Sept-Oct:
Sat Only 10 am-5 pm
 

 

Admission

  • $12 adults
  • $10 seniors and college students w/ID
  • $10 active military w/ID and their family
  • $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

 

Contact

612-726-1171

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Special Programs & Exhibits

Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface

Call for availability

Have you ever lost something? Imagine that someone hundreds of years in the future found it. What story do you think this item would tell about who you were and the way you lived? Join us for Beneath the Surface and you’ll see how... more

Dr. Harold C. Deutsch WWII History Round Table

Dr. Harold C. Deutsch WWII History Round Table

The Dr. Harold C. Deutsch WWII History Round Table meets monthly from Sept.-May at the Historic Fort Snelling Visitors Center. Authors, noted historians, and WWII veterans come together to discuss the history of the conflict and share the stories of those who lived... more

Minnesota Civil War Symposium

Minnesota Civil War Symposium

Sat, April 8, 2017
Commemorating the Late Conflict
 
Program Schedule

8:30 AM - Registration opens
9:15 AM - Welcome, Introductions, Announcements, Stephen Osman
9:30 AM - Reconsidering... more

Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces

Sat, May 27, 2017 - Sat, August 12, 2017

Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces tells the remarkable history of the brave American Indian and Alaska Native men and women who have served in the United States military. Native peoples have participated in every major US military encounter from the... more

Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit

"Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit" Japanese American WWII Incarceration, Then & Now

Sat, May 27, 2017 - Sat, October 28, 2017

View historic photographs of Japanese-Americans during WWII taken by War Relocation Authority photographers—including Dorothea Lange and Tom Parker —juxtaposed with contemporary portraits of the same individuals or their descendants from Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Paul Kitagaki Jr. This exhibit... more