There's no better way to embrace winter than by taking a leisurely snowshoe walk through the various landscapes at Historic Fort Snelling. Along our half-mile route, we'll make stops to enjoy the view and hear from our knowledgeable staff about how winter conditions were faced by the peoples of the region going back thousands of years. Warm up with a free hot beverage and by spending time in the Visitor Center (included in your ticket). The tour will last one…Find out more »
Join us for this lecture series exploring the history of key aspects in Fort Snelling’s history. Programs run from 1-1:45 PM on the following Saturdays: Jan 6 - The History of Fort Snelling’s Round Tower Jan 13 - Minnesota’s Secret Language School during WWII Jan 27 - Black Regulars–“Buffalo Soldiers”--at Fort Snelling Feb 3 - The Military Uniforms of Fort Snelling Feb 17 - Minnesota's First Team in the National Football League Mar 2 - Medical Technology before the X-Ray…Find out more »
Join us in the warmth of the Historic Fort Snelling Visitor Center this winter for a complimentary cup of coffee and discussion for our Lifelong Learner Coffee Chats. This series will take place once a month on Thursdays from 10:30-11:15 AM and will cover the following topics: January 25, 2024: Prisoner of War Camps in Minnesota Learn about the little-known history of the system of prisoner of war camps in Minnesota during WWII. February 15, 2024: How and Why Fort…Find out more »
Create memories together with family and friends at Historic Fort Snelling at our Family Days this winter. Take part in kids activities, games, and demonstrations, explore the Many Voices, Many Stories, One Place exhibit, and learn about the people who have called this place home for many thousands of years. Each day will have a different theme: Jan 20 - WWII Home Front Feb 10 - Army Communications Mar 9 - Military Music Cost is regular site admission: $12 adults,…Find out more »
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