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Historic Fort Snelling

National Historic Landmark

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

Hours

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 10 am-5 pm

Admission

  • $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

 

Contact

612-726-1171

2014 Dec / Jan

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Historic Fort Snelling

We are closed for the 2014 season.
Thanks for a great year!

Built in the early 1820s, Historic Fort Snelling is a great place to learn about military history from before the Civil War through World War II, fur trade history, slavery in Minnesota, the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and much more. Its location – at the junction of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers – has been significant for centuries to many American Indian communities.

Historic Fort Snelling is a National Historic Landmark.

  • Featured
  • New Programs
  • 1862 at the Fort
  • Reviews
January 8, 2015 - 7pm
Historian John Mosier and combat veterans will explore flaws in the German offensive tactics.

Beneath the Surface. Discover the REAL treasures uncovered by archaeologists digging at Fort Snelling, and explore the fascinating stories they tell! Call 612-726-1171 for info.

The fort played a significant role during and after the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Learn about this important time during your visit and online.

Congratulations to Historic Fort Snelling for earning a 2014 Minneapolis Happenings Award for "Best Family Outing" by Minneapolis Happenings Magazine

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