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

Classroom groups will be able to choose their activities during their two hour visit to the Fort.

Step 2SCHEDULE Your Field Trip

Get the information you need to know before you schedule your field trip visit.

Step 3PREPARE For Your Day

Take a few minutes to prepare yourself, your chaperones, and your students for your field trip.

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