Historic Fort Snelling

This National Historic Landmark resides on Dakota homeland, known as Bdote, with history spanning 10,000 years. Learn stories of the military fort and its surrounding area, home to a wide history that includes Native peoples, trade, soldiers, enslaved people, and immigrants.

Step 1LEARN About Your Experience

Updated program for 2019-2020

Step 2SCHEDULE Your Field Trip

Detailed information to help plan and schedule your visit

Step 3PREPARE For Your Day

Tips to prepare yourself, your students, and your chaperones for your field trip

A Fort Snelling staff person shows some tools to two students.