The Official Site of The Fort Snelling 2020 Bi-Centennial 

Family Sites
The Historic Fort
Quick Links
Site Owner
Friends of Fort Snelling

 Site Administrator:

Bruce Peterson

(612) 669-2964

360agent@gmail.com

© 2020 Friends of Fort Snelling   All Rights Reserved

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Begin your Fort Snelling Visit at the Visitor Center

Watch the short film Where the Waters Meet: Historic Fort Snelling at Bdote for an introduction to the history of this area as Dakota homeland and site of the historic fort.

Purchase tickets for admission to the Historic Fort at the information desk or buy online by clicking here.

Donations to Friends of Fort Snelling are tax-deductible

Group Tours

Groups of 10 or more adults and receive reduced admission. Available June 8–September 2, 2019.

Call 651-259-3003 or email grouptickets@mnhs.org.

Museum Store

Shop at the museum store for unique souvenirs and gifts for all ages, as well as snacks and cold drinks.

Free Exhibits

View free, changing exhibits that offer fresh perspectives on this site’s history, and why it is still relevant today.

Accessible Restrooms

Restrooms have accessible stalls, and are equipped with diaper-changing facilities.

Lost and Found

Lost and found items are kept at the ticket/information desk, or at the front gate of the historic fort. To inquire about lost items, please call Historic Fort Snelling at 612-725-2428.

Amenities

 

Parking

Free parking is available on site.

Diaper-changing stations and strollers

The visitor center restrooms are equipped with diaper changing facilities. The site does not provide strollers.

Pets

Service animals are permitted. Pets and therapy animals are not allowed on site.

First aid

First aid kits are located at the visitor center tickets/information desk and inside the fort at the front gate.

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