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Lock and Dam Tours

A ranger gives a tour at Upper St. Anthony Falls lock and damTours of Upper St. Anthony Falls
Lock and Dam

Located in downtown Minneapolis, the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam's visitor center offers excellent views of the falls, the Stone Arch Bridge and the Minneapolis skyline. The visitor center is free and open to the public for group tours, May through September. Group tours are scheduled daily.

The visitor center and observation deck
is CLOSED for the season

Groups: Please provide the following information in your tour request - group name, point of contact and how to reach this person, as well as the size and age of the group and the date and time of the requested tour.

Lock and Dam 1 Tours: Lock and Dam 1 offers self-guided tours. Click here for more information.


1 Portland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454-1027

 Lock house at Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam  Lock operator gives a tour at Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam

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