Historic Fort Snelling

National Historic Landmark

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


Closed for the season except for special events.
Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day:
Tuesday: 10 am-5 pm
Wednesday: 10 am-5 pm
Thursday: 10 am-5 pm
Friday: 10 am-5 pm
Saturday: 10 am-5 pm
Sunday: Noon-5 pm
Monday: Closed
Open Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day, 10 am-5 pm
Sat Only 10 am-5 pm



Get Tickets
  • $12 adults
  • $10 seniors and college students w/ID
  • $10 veterans and active military
  • $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




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Educator Resources

The Minnesota Historical Society offers multiple resources for the study of Historic Fort Snelling and its place in the history of both Minnesota and the United States.

Find further resources (scholarships, educator workshops, Northern Lights connections, and more!) at MNHS History Education.

Additional Resources

Minnesota History Magazine

Minnesota History is a lively, richly illustrated magazine published quarterly by the Minnesota Historical Society Press. Each issue offers a variety of topics drawn from more than 150 years of state and regional history. Explore articles related to Historic Fort Snelling and Henry Sibley.

Minnesota Maps

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Minnesota Reflections

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