Food & Drink Tours

Food & Drink Tours

Gather your friends and drink a toast to the hoppy history of the Twin Cities as you tour bars, breweries, pubs, and distilleries.

All tours are rain or shine. Tours departing from the Minnesota History Center, Mill City Museum, and the James J. Hill House do not include site admission.

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Bars, Bootleggers & Booze Bus Tour

Departs Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
June 3, July 1, Aug. 5, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$50/$40 MNHS members

Meet some of the newest distillers in the Twin Cities and learn about Minnesota's complicated relationship with booze. Stops include 11 Wells distillery, the restored Commodore Bar & Restaurant, and Du Nord Cocktail Room.

This tour is for ages 21 and up and includes up to two blocks of walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.

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St. Paul's Brewing History Bus Tour

Departs Summit Brewery, St. Paul
June 10, July 8, Aug. 12, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$50/$40 MNHS members

Seek out a new go-to brew and learn about St. Paul's hoppy past on this three-hour tour with samples, conversations, and hidden gems along the way.

The tour includes a behind-the-scenes look at the Schmidt Brewery Complex, now Schmidt Artist Lofts, with one of Schmidt's last brewmasters, Phil Gagne as well as tours and tastings at Flat Earth Brewing and Summit Brewing.

This tour is for ages 21 and up. Tour includes no more than two blocks of moderately paced walking on uneven surfaces. Please call ahead to make arrangements for guests with limited mobility.