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.

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

Public Tours (no reservations needed) are available most Mondays at 12:15 pm and last about 60-90 minutes.
All tours meet at the base of the Vision of Peace statue on the ground floor.
No appointments necessary.

Please note: All visitors entering the City Hall/Courthouse must pass through security screening.

Upcoming Public Tours:

  • Monday, July 8
  • Monday, July 15
  • Monday, July 22
  • Monday, July 29
  • Monday, August 5
  • Monday, August 12
  • Monday, August 19
  • Monday, August 26
  • Monday, September 9
  • Monday, September 16
  • Monday, September 23
  • Monday September 30
  • Monday, October 7
  • Monday, October 14
  • Monday, October 21
  • Monday, October 28
  • Monday, November 4
  • Monday, November 11
  • Monday, November 18
  • Monday, November 25
  • Monday, December 2
  • Monday, December 9
  • Monday, December 16
  • Monday, December 30

Please note: There will not be tours on Monday, September 2, or on Monday, December 23.

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.

Private Tours of the Ramsey County Courthouse/Saint Paul City Hall

Ramsey County Historical Society provides 60-90 minute private tours for school groups, seniors, and others.

Costs

For-Profit Organizations & Companies, Private Groups
$50 per tour group
20 people maximum per group

Non-Profit 501(3)c Organizations
$25 per tour group
20 people maximum per group

School Field Trips
No charge
Please contact the RCHS office for information on school tours.

To schedule a private tour, please email events@rchs.com or call 651-222-4786.
Please schedule with at least 3 weeks advance notice. Thank you.