Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center

Welcome to Minneapolis! Our friendly visitor center staff and retail store is here to help you navigate (and shop) the city.

Meet Minneapolis staff are available in-person or over the phone at 612-397-9278 to answer questions from visitors, share visitor maps and help with suggestions about things to do in Minneapolis and the surrounding area. See all there is to do by purchasing a Metro Transit All-Day Visitor Pass, sold at our 5th St & Nicollet visitor center. The pass lets you enjoy unlimited bus and train rides for the day.

Minnesota State Fair Tickets

The Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center is the only downtown location where you can buy discounted admission tickets for the Minnesota State Fair. Tickets at the Fair gates are $15, but the Visitor Center will be selling them for $12 now through August 21st or until they sell out! Get your tickets today!


Visitor Center Address
505 Nicollet Mall, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Telephone
612-397-9278

Store Hours (Central Standard Time, through September 30)

Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
*Closed Labor Day

Our visitor center may also close early due to: inclement weather, downtown unrest, building issues or as needed for staff training as well as alter store hours for conventions & events. All closures known in advance are communicated with in-store signage and online.

Minnesota Makers Retail Store

Our retailer partner inside the visitor center, Minnesota Makers, features the work of over 100 Minnesota artists. Shopping at Minnesota Makers is like shopping with more than 100 local small businesses in one. Our retailer's direct phone is 612-397-9277 and is open during the same hours as our visitor center. 

Partner Offers

The following partner discounts can be purchased the Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center: