Historic Fort Snelling 

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Historic Fort Snelling

200 Tower Avenue
St Paul, MN 55111

Next to Fort Snelling State Park. Off the Fort Snelling exits on MN Hwys. 5 & 55.

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This National Historic Landmark resides on Dakota homeland, at the sacred confluence of rivers known as Bdote. Explore the voices and stories of the men, women, and children who crossed paths here over the centuries - from the Dakota, Ojibwe, and enslaved people, to immigrants, soldiers, and fur traders.

Hours & Dates

Summer (June 13 - September 6)

  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Fall (September 7 - October 31)

  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm


  • Adult: $12.00
  • Seniors ages 65+ College students (w/ID) Active military*: $10.00
  • Children ages 5–17: $8.00
  • Children age 4 and under: FREE
  • MNHS members: FREE
  • *Blue Star Families (Armed Forces Day - Labor Day): FREE
  • Native Americans: FREE
  • Veterans and up to 5 family members: FREE

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Native American pow wow dancer in regalia

Dressed in full powwow regalia, a Native American man dances at the Prairie Island Indian Community Wacipi near Red Wing / <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/number7cloud/35672944072/" title="Lorie Shaull flickr page">Lorie Shaull</a>, shared under <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode" title="Creative Commons license">CC BY-SA 2.0</a>

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