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Historic Fort Snelling

. Description:  Costumed guides conduct tours, demonstrate crafts, and present military activities and skits showing everyday life on the post for both men and women
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How to find: 
Highway 5
Fort Snelling, MN 55111

Fort Snelling History Center
200 Tower Ave
St Paul MN 55111

Parent Organization:
Minnesota Historical Society

Phone 612 726-1171
Minnesota Historical Society
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Memorial Day - Labor Day 12 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5
May, Sep-Oct 12 - 5 10 - 5
Season In summer season, Monday and Tuesday are tours only, Living History on other days
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec





As of JUL 2007  6-17 $4
under 6 free
College $6  $8  $6  
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What kind of visit you can have:  Costumed guides conduct tours, demonstrate crafts, and present military activities and skits showing everyday life on the post for both men and women.  Hands on opportunities to help and interact with the interpreters
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Period 1827 Type of Site Fort
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Nearby Attractions:
towns:  3 mi  Minneapolis, St Paul, Eagan, Mendota, Bloomington





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