Historic Fort Snelling

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Rates

  • $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

Open

    • 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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Events

  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.

  2. World War I Centennial Weekend

    World War I Centennial Weekend

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

    Commemorate the 100th anniversary of America's entry into World War I at Historic Fort Snelling. The "Great War," as WWI was then called, raged for three years before the U.S. entered the conflict in 1917. America's participation tipped the balance in favor of the Allied powers and helped end the war in November 1918. Explore the ways this conflict shaped the world we know today and learn about Minnesota's role in the war. Visit with costumed interpreters and reenactors, watch military demonstrations, stand in a recreated WWI-style trench and experience what life was like for Minnesotans during this crucial time.

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