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.

Upcoming Public Tours:

  • Monday 11/5 at 12:15 pm
  • Monday 11/12–No tours. No Court. The building is closed for the observation of Veteran’s Day. Instead, the public tour will take place Tuesday 11/13 at 12:15 pm
  • Tuesday 11/13 at 12:15 pm
  • Monday 11/19 at 12:15 pm
  • Monday 11/26 at 12:15 pm
  • Monday 12/3 at 12:15 pm
  • Monday 12/10 at 12:15 pm
  • Monday 12/17 at 12:15 pm
  • Monday 12/24–No Tours. No Court. Building Closed.
  • Monday 12/31 at 12:15 pm

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.

Tours are also available upon request by emailing or calling 651-222-4786.

The Ramsey County Historical Society provides 60-90 minute tours for school groups, seniors, and others. Please call or email to request a group tour.