Union Depot Guided Tours

Tour the historic and recently renovated Union Depot in Lowertown, Saint Paul! Take a tour to learn about the history, recent renovation, sustainability initiatives, expanding transit options, public art in the Depot, and much more. Few sites within the Twin Cities offer such a clear view of the past, present and future of our community.

Free Public Group Tours

  • 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.
  • 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!

Union Depot Public Tours Fall 2022

  • Tuesday, September 6
  • Tuesday, September 13
  • Tuesday, September 20
  • Tuesday, October 4
  • Tuesday, October 18
  • Tuesday, November 1
  • Tuesday, November 15
  • Tuesday, November 29
  • Tuesday, December 13

Private Group Tours

Private group tours must meet the following requirements:

  • Private group tour requests must be made a minimum of 30 days in advance.
  • We can accommodate groups of up to 25 people, please contact us for larger groups.
  • All payments must be made in advance of the scheduled tour.
  • Tours are scheduled based on availability.
  • Group tours are not currently available evenings and weekends.

Private Union Depot Tour Costs

  • The Private Group Tour rate is $90 for business and for-profit organizations.
  • Please contact us if you are scheduling a tour for a school group or a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
  • 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 ext. 226. An RCHS staff person will get back to you with details.