Hours and Admission


January 1 – May 24, 2019

Open for group tours of 10 or more people with advanced reservation.

May 25 - September 2, 2019

Day Hours
Sunday Noon–5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am–7:00 pm


Category Cost
Adult $8
Seniors ages 65+
Veterans and active military
College students
Children ages 5–17 $6
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members Free

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

2019 Holiday schedule

  • Memorial Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (May 27, 2019)
  • Open Independence Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 4, 2019)
  • Open Labor Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (September 2, 2019)
  • Closed all other holidays

Group tickets

Group tours are available for 10 or more people. Tours last 90 minutes but can be adjusted to fit your needs.

  • $6 per person; minimum $60 per group
  • $4 per person for nonprofit organizations serving limited income audiences
  • Free admission for tour leader and bus driver
  • Free on-site car and bus parking
  • Programs: Introduction/video presentation, atlatl range, prairie walk, tour of the carvings
  • Tours last 90 minutes but can be adjusted to fit your needs
  • Please reserve your group of 10 or more people at least two weeks in advance
  • Call 507-628-5591
  • Email jefferspetroglyphs@mnhs.org

Field trips

Call 507-628-5591 or use the field trip request form to schedule.

Special offers

6th Grade Minnesota History Pass

Find out how your 6th grader can visit MNHS sites free with a 6th Grade Minnesota History Pass.