Field Trips

Thank you for your interest. In response to ongoing concerns over health and safety practices, MNHS museums and historic sites will not host any field trips until further notice.

We continue to monitor the situation and look forward to welcoming schoolchildren back when it is safe to do so. To reserve a tentative field trip for calendar year 2021, please fill out the online request form.

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Learn about the people that lived in and around the historic fort. School year field trips include scheduled time with fort staff in a variety of spaces including the blacksmith shop, Scott family quarters, and hospital; plus extra time for your class to explore the round tower, powder magazine, and more.

This National Historic Landmark resides on Dakota homeland, known as Bdote, with history spanning 10,000 years. Learn stories of the military fort and its surrounding area, home to a wide history that includes Native peoples, trade, soldiers, enslaved people, and immigrants.

A Fort Snelling staff person shows some tools to two students.