Fort Snelling Visitors Center
Purchase tickets for admission to the Historic Fort at the information desk or buy online by clicking here.
Hours and Tickets
- Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
- Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Groups of 10 or more adults and receive reduced admission. Available June 8–September 2, 2019. Call 651-259-3003 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Shop at the museum store for unique souvenirs and gifts for all ages, as well as snacks and cold drinks.
View free, changing exhibits that offer fresh perspectives on this site’s history, and why it is still relevant today.
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.
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.
Service animals are permitted. Pets and therapy animals are not allowed on site.
First aid kits are located at the visitor center tickets/information desk and inside the historic fort at the front gate.