Tour the architecturally significant spaces and features within Saint Paul City Hall/Ramsey County Courthouse.

Saint Paul City Hall/Ramsey County Courthouse Guided Tours

Take a tour of the Ramsey County Courthouse and Saint Paul City Hall.

Public Tours (no reservations needed) are available most Mondays at 12:15 pm and last about an hour.
All tours meet at the base of the Vision of Peace statue on the ground floor.
No appointments necessary. All visitors entering the City Hall/Courthouse must pass through security screening.

Upcoming Public Tours:

  • Thursday 5/2 at 11:00am – Special Law Day Public Tour of the Courthouse/City Hall
  • Monday 5 /6 at 12:15pm
  • Monday 5/13 at 12:15pm
  • Monday 5/20 at 12:15pm
  • Tuesday 5/28 at 12:15pm
  • Monday 6/3 at 12:15pm
  • Monday 6/10 at 12:15pm
  • Monday 6/17 at 12:15pm
  • Monday 6/24 at 12:15pm
  • Monday 7/1 at 12:15pm
  • Monday 7/8 at 12:15pm
  • Monday 7/15 at 12:15pm

The Saint Paul City Hall and Ramsey County Courthouse is a 21-story Art Deco skyscraper which opened to the public in 1932. The building serves as the main location for Minnesota’s Second Judicial Court and City Hall, and also contains the The Vision of Peace, the world’s largest carved onyx statue. The building has 23 kinds of woods from 18 countries and various marbles throughout.

Tours include the Vision of Peace Statue, Memorial Hall, Council Chambers, Mayor’s Office, Law Library, Historic Courtroom, period furniture, Art Deco architectural features, and more.

Please note that this is a working building; not all rooms are available to tour at all times.

Ramsey County Historical Society provides 60-90 minute private tours for school groups, seniors, and others. Private tours are $50 per tour group (15 people maximum per group) and $25 per class/group (25 people maximum per group) for non-profit organizations. Schools can currently book a tour for free (this may change in the future). Private tours are free to all Ramsey County Historical Society Members.
To schedule a private tour, please email Courthousetours@rchs.com or call 651-222-4786.
We ask for at least 2 weeks advance notice. Thank you.