Schedule changes may occur due to special events, holidays, and severe weather. The visitor center is closed for 1-2 weeks each September for maintenance.
There is no admission fee to visit the visitor center. There is, however, a fee to visit the rest of the Science Museum of Minnesota exhibit and theater areas.
St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center
1 Portland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 54401
The St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center is located at the Upper St. Anthony Lock and is open seasonally. Call 651-293-0200 for more information.
Open daily from June 11, 2017 through Labor Day and then Fridays through Sundays in September. This visitor center will close for the season at the conclusion of the Illuminate the Lock at 10:30 p.m. on September 30, 2017.
Hours are 9:30 to 5:00.
Free tours are available at 11:00 am, 1:00 and 3:00 pm on days when the visitor center is open. Admission to the visitor center is free.
Other Visitor Centers
There are other visitor centers within the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area which are operated by state and local governments and private agencies. Operating hours of these facilities vary from season to season. You can find more Information on other visitor centers and museums on our website.