Historic Fort Snelling

National Historic Landmark

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

Contact

(612)-726-1171

Admission

  • $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
     

Hours

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 17

 

Directions

At the junction of Minnesota Highways 5 and 55, one mile east of the Twin Cities International Airport. Take Bloomington Road exit and follow signs to historic site.

*REMEMBER: Look for signs that say "Fort Snelling Historic Site" not "Fort Snelling State Park"


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Public Transportation

Via Bus:

Bus lines numbers 55, 155, 442 and 471 serve Fort Snelling from Minneapolis. Service from St. Paul requires a transfer at the Lake Street Station. the Fort Snelling Bus Stop is located adjacent to the Bishop Whipple Federal Building parking lots, and is a 10-15 minute walk from the Historic Fort Snelling Visitor Center. MetroTransit Information

Via Light Rail:

The Hiawatha Line Fort Snelling Light Rail Station and the Fort Snelling Bus Stop is located adjacent to the Bishop Whipple Federal Building parking lots, and is a 10-15 minute walk from the Historic Fort Snelling Visitor Center.

CAUTION: Please note when walking to the historic fort from the Light Rail station several areas do not have sidewalks. In addition, there are blind corners and fast-moving traffic, particularly along Bloomington Road. Please exercise extreme caution when walking in this area.

map from LRT station to Historic Fort Snelling

Bike Route

Follow this map of bike paths to get to Historic Fort Snelling on two wheels!

Parking Information

FREE parking available on site.