Hours and Admission

Grounds pass

Your grounds pass ticket includes access inside the walls of the historic fort, the round tower, restrooms, and museum store. Selected spaces are open for viewing. On-site signage provides information about the site and buildings, and a storybook will tell the stories of people connected to Historic Fort Snelling. Staff members are available to share information and answer questions. Musket demonstrations offered daily.

Tickets are timed-entry and must be purchased before 3:30 pm. A limited number of walk-up tickets are available. The grounds close at 4:00 pm.

2021 Hours

September 5 – October 23, 2021

Open select Saturdays:

September 11, 2021 (10:00 am–4:00 pm)
September 25, 2021 (10:00 am–4:00 pm)
October 9, 2021 (10:00 am–4:00 pm)
October 23, 2021 (10:00 am–4:00 pm)

October 24 – December 31, 2021

Closed for the season.

2021 Holiday schedule

Closed all holidays.

Admission

Please buy your tickets in advance online or through the box office at 651-259-3015.
Tickets are timed-entry. A limited number of walk-up tickets are available.

  Cost
Grounds pass 
Includes access inside the walls of the historic fort, round tower, restrooms, and museum store. Selected spaces are open for viewing. Musket demonstrations offered daily.
$8
Children age 4 and under Free
MNHS members Free
Native Americans  Free
Veterans & active military + up to 5 family members Free

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