Hours and Admission


September 6 – October 29, 2022

Open Saturdays for tours and special events:

October 30, 2022 – April 30, 2023

Day Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 am–4:00 pm
(Visitor Center only)
Friday 10:00 am–4:00 pm
(Visitor Center only)
Saturday 10:00 am–4:00 pm
(Visitor Center only)
Sunday Closed

2022 Holiday schedule

  • Open Memorial Day weekend (May 28–30, 2022, 10:00 am–5:00 pm)
  • Open Independence Day (July 4, 2022, 10:00 am–4:00 pm)
  • Open Veterans Day, visitor center only (November 11, 2022, 10:00 am–4:00 pm)
  • Closed all other holidays


Adults $12
Seniors ages 65+
College students (w/ID)
Active military
Children ages 5–17 $8
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members Free
Native Americans + 5 family members Free
Veterans + 5 family members Free
Active military + 5 family members (Blue Star Families) Free (On-site only)

History-Connects (Reduced Admission)
Museums on Us (Card Holder Offer)

Field trips

Call 1-888-387-5008 or use the field trip request form to schedule. Visit the Historic Fort Snelling Field Trips page for more information.

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.