Schedule Your Field Trip: 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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A boy in a blue t-shirt smiling during field trip at Historic Fort Snelling.

Step 1: gather information

  • School / Organization name, address, and phone number
  • Name and email address of teacher or other leader who will receive confirmation materials and serve as group contact
  • Grade level(s)
  • Date and time you'd like to visit, with two alternate dates
  • Number of students
  • Number of chaperones
  • Lunch plans (only outdoor space available)
  • Accommodations for special needs your group requires

Step 2: contact the scheduling office

Field trip details

Summer field trip hours & availability

Group minimum is 10 paid participants or $80 fee. Advanced reservations required two weeks prior to field trip.

School field trip hours & availability

  • 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.
  • Sign up for the MNHS education enewsletter to receive information on reopenings, free resources, and more.

Lunch

  • Outdoor grassy lunch space is available. There is no indoor lunch space available.
  • Lunches should be stored on your bus. No onsite lunch storage is available.
  • There are no refrigerators or microwaves for school group use.
  • Groups from multiple schools may share the outdoor lunch space.
  • Please bring garbage bags to dispose of your trash.

Call 1-888-387-5008 if accommodations need to be made for allergies or accessibility needs.

Historic Fort Snelling

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

Cost

  • $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.

Details

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

Scholarships, grants, and subsidies

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