Learn About Your Experience: Historic Fort Snelling

Historic Fort Snelling is not open for school field trips during the spring of 2022. We look forward to serving you in fall of 2022. Currently booking for summer 2022 field trips.

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Students at Fort Snelling.

Summer field trips

Bring your summer group to Historic Fort Snelling to participate in the fort field trip and discover there is more to history than meets the eye.

New this summer

  • Explore a newly revitalized site
  • Experience a one-room schoolhouse lesson
  • Use an activity map to take a Story Adventure into the past and learn the stories of people who have lived in and around the fort

Wednesdays–Fridays • 10 am–4 pm • June 1–September 2

  • Length of program: 2 hours
  • $8 per student
  • Free bus parking
  • Picnic area available

Reservations are required. There is a fee for cancellations and/or rescheduling less than two weeks before the scheduled field trip.

Historic Fort Snelling

200 Tower Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55111
Bus directions and parking


  • $8 per student, $80 minimum group fee
  • Teachers and staff free
  • One free chaperone per five students. Additional chaperones invoiced at student rate.

Billing information

No payment will be accepted the day of the field trip. All schools will be invoiced after their trip. For more information see our Program Policies.

Cancellation fee

Cancellations must be received 14 days before your trip. See our Program Policies. Contact us at 1-888-387-5008 if you need to reschedule.


Construction to create a revitalized Historic Fort Snelling is underway. Museum store and amenities are available at the historic fort.

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