Tour the historic and recently renovated Union Depot in Lowertown, Saint Paul

Union Depot Guided Tours

Take a tour of the Saint Paul Union Depot!

Public Group Tours

Take a tour to learn about the history, recent renovation, sustainability initiatives, expanding transit options and much more. Few sites within the Twin Cities offer such a clear view of the past, present and future of our community.

  • Public tours are available every other Tuesday at 11:00 am.
  • Tours start promptly at their scheduled time
  • Tours depart under the East clock, by the train engine cart, located in the Head House.
  • Tours take approximately 60 minutes.
  • Public tours are free of charge.

Reservations Required. To reserve a place in an upcoming Union Depot tour, register online here.
Be sure to choose a session/date for your tour.
Or email events@rchs.com or call 651-222-0701.
Space is limited. Tours are first-come, first served.

Upcoming 2019 Union Depot public tours:

  • Tuesday, July 9
  • Tuesday, July 23
  • Tuesday, August 6
  • Tuesday, August 20
  • Tuesday, September 3
  • Tuesday, September 17
  • Tuesday, October 1
  • Tuesday, October 15
  • Tuesday, October 29
  • Tuesday, November 5
  • Tuesday, November 19
  • Tuesday, December 3
  • Tuesday, December 17

Please note: No tour on December 24 or on December 31, 2019

Please Note:

  • You will be on your feet for the entire 60 minute tour.
  • Tour is the equivalent of walking approximately 4 blocks.
  • Union Depot does not provide wheelchairs. Please bring your own, if needed.
  • Union Depot has multiple parking and transit options!

Private Group Tours

Private group tours must meet the following requirements:

  • The Private Group Tour rate is $90
  • We can accommodate groups of up to 25 people.
  • All payments must be made in advance of the scheduled tour
  • Private group tour requests must be made a minimum of 30 days in advance
  • Tours are scheduled based on availability
  • Group tours are not currently available evenings and weekends

To request information on scheduling a private group tour, please contact events@rchs.com or leave a message at the RCHS office at 651-222-0701. An RCHS staff person will get back to you with details.