Historic Fort Snelling

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  • $12 adults; $10 seniors and college students w/ID; $10 active military w/ID and their family; $6 children ages 5-17; Free for children age 4 and under and MNHS members


    • May 27, 2017 - October 28, 2017


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  • Next to Fort Snelling State Park. Off the Fort Snelling exits on MN Hwys. 5 & 55. GPS: 44.8936, -93.1869

Other Date Information

  • Memorial Day Weekend -Labor Day: open Tue-Sat 10 am-5 pm; Sun 12-5 pm. Open Sat 10 am-5 pm in September and October. Please call ahead for field trip or other group reservations.

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more
  • African American Heritage
  • Native American Heritage

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  1. CSI: Fort Snelling - The Musician’s Secret

    CSI: Fort Snelling - The Musician’s Secret

    Hwys 5 and 55
    St Paul, MN 55111
    Call: (612) 726-1171

    Come investigate a new mystery around the historic fort. You have just arrived at Fort Snelling in 1827 after a long journey from the failed Selkirk colony in the North. Your arrival takes a sudden turn when you discover that not everyone can be trusted, and you must decide who's keeping secrets.

    The fort's Sutler Store will be transformed into a historic tavern, and admission includes two drink tickets that can be redeemed for beer and wine (for ages 21 and up), as well as soda, water, or hot cider. This program takes place outdoors rain or shine. It is appropriate for ages 14 and up.

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