Historic Fort Snelling

National Historic Landmark

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


Sat Only 10 am-5 pm
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



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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2017 Sep 23

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Minnesota Civil War Symposium

Minnesota Civil War Symposium

Sat, April 8, 2017

Commemorating the Late Conflict

9:15 AM - 3 PM

Program Schedule

8:30 AM - Registration opens
9:15 AM - Welcome, Introductions, Announcements, Stephen Osman
9:30 AM - Reconsidering Longstreet, Rich DiNardo
10:20 AM - Minnesota Civil War Round Tables Brief Introductions
10:30 AM - Break (browse a variety of Civil War-related books and gifts)
11 AM - Sgt. Richard Kirkland, The Angel of Marye's Heights, Tony Zeibol
Noon - Lunch
1 PM - A Question of Ability: Professional Soldiers and Talented Amateurs, John Haymond
1:45 PM - Sneak Preview of TPT's Civil War Stories: Minnesota's Black Troops, Dan Bergin
2:15 PM - Fort Snelling and the Civil War, Stephen Osman
3 PM - Closing followed by brief walking tour of Civil War Fort Snelling

The Rochester, St. Croix Valley, Cannon Valley, Central Minnesota, Hiawatha Valley, Minnesota Valley, Albert Leah, and Twin Cities Civil War Roundtables partner with the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force to jointly sponsor this Civil War Symposium.

$10 Registration


For more information email info@tccwrt.com, call 612-823-4009, or visit the Twin Cities Civil War Roundtable website