Hours and Admission

Hours

January 1 – May 22, 2020

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

May 23 – May 31, 2020

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

June 1 – August 2, 2020

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Sunday Noon–5:00 pm

August 3 – September 7, 2020

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

September 8 – October 17, 2020

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

October 18 – December 31, 2020

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

January 1 – May 21, 2021

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

Admission

Category Cost
Adult $10

Seniors ages 65+
Veterans
Active military*
College students
Children ages 5–17

$8
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members Free
*Blue Star Families 
(Armed Forces Day - Labor Day)
Free
(On site only)

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

2020 Holiday schedule

  • Memorial Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (May 25, 2020)
  • Open Independence Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (July 4, 2020)
  • Open Labor Day, 10:00 am–5:00 pm (September 7, 2020)
  • Closed all other holidays

Group tours

Group tours are available for 10 or more people. The 90-minute visit includes a short welcome, atlatl range, prairie walk and 45-minute tour of the carvings.

  • $8 per person; minimum $80 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: Atlatl range, prairie walk, tour of the carvings
  • Allow at least 90 minutes for your visit
  • 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.