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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Visitor Amenities


Museum StoreOur Museum Store is located inside the Visitors Center and has gifts and souvenirs for all ages and interests. You'll find history-themed toys, games, clothing, collectibles, posters and historic reproductions. Browse books on a wide variety of subjects including historic cookbooks, military history, American Indian histories, the Civil War and World War II. 

A selection of products is available for sale online


  • Snacks and cold beverages are sold in the Museum Store.


  • The historic site is accessible to visitors with disabilities or strollers. Some historic buildings are not easily accessible to wheelchairs or strollers. There are gravel paths inside the fort.
  • The fort is a 5-minute walk from the Visitors Center.

Wheelchairs & Strollers

  • Wheelchairs are available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis from the Visitor Center and inside the historic fort. 
  • Strollers are not available.


  • Tickets may be purchased inside the Visitor Center.


  • FREE parking on site.

Lost and Found

  • Lost and found is located at the ticketing counter in the Visitor Center or at the front gate of the historic fort. To inquire about lost items, please call Historic Fort Snelling at 612-726-1171.

First Aid

  • First aid kits are located at the Visitor Center admissions desk and inside the historic fort at the front gate. 

Service Animals

  • Service animals, such as guide dogs, are permitted to assist visitors. 


  • Pets are not allowed.