Hours and Admission

November 1, 2023 – June 7, 2024

Visitor center open, historic fort accessibly by guided tour only.

DayHours
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
Thursday10:00 am–4:00 pm
Friday10:00 am–4:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am–4:00 pm
SundayClosed

Open Memorial Day, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (Monday, May 27, 2024)

June 8 – September 2, 2024

Visitor center and historic fort open.

 
 
DayHours
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:00 am–4:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am–4:00 pm
Friday10:00 am–4:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am–4:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am–4:00 pm

Visitor center open until 4:30 pm

Closed Labor Day (September 2, 2024)

September 3 – December 31, 2024

Visitor center open, historic fort open for guided tours.

DayHours
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
Thursday10:00 am–4:00 pm
Friday10:00 am–4:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am–4:00 pm
SundayClosed

Visitor center open until 4:30 pm

November 1, 2023 – June 7, 2024

 Cost
Adults$12
Seniors ages 65+ 
College students (w/ID)
$10
Active military$10
Children ages 5–17$8
Children age 4 and underFree
MNHS membersFree
Native Americans + 5 family membersFree (on-site only)
Veterans + 5 family membersFree (on-site only)

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2024 Holiday schedule

Open

  • Memorial Day, 10:00 am–4:00 pm (May 27, 2024)
  • Juneteenth, 10:00 am–4:00 pm (June 19, 2024)

Closed

  • New Year's Day (January 1, 2024)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 15, 2024)
  • Presidents' Day (February 19, 2024)
  • Easter (March 31, 2024)
  • Independence Day (July 4, 2024)
  • Labor Day (September 2, 2024)
  • Thanksgiving Day (November 28, 2024)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (November 29, 2024)
  • Christmas Eve (December 24, 2024)
  • Christmas Day (December 25, 2024)
  • New Year's Eve (December 31, 2024)
  • New Year's Day 2025 (January 1, 2025) 

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.

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