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Address: 75 5th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1431
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+1 651-292-3233
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 08:00 - 17:00
Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00

The former Federal Court House and Post Office building (circa 1902)is...

The former Federal Court House and Post Office building (circa 1902)is designated as a National Historic Monument, which serves as a cultural venue for a variety of events including music, dance, theatrical performances, exhibitions and public forums.

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Hidden Gem!

I am not so sure that many people know about this little gem. This building holds a lot of history. We were able to view several exhibits relating to the history behind the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2015
Saint Cloud, Florida
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Saint Cloud, Florida
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125 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I am not so sure that many people know about this little gem. This building holds a lot of history. We were able to view several exhibits relating to the history behind the building. It has changed hands and purposes many times throughout history. Today it can be rented out for weddings, holds offices, and has many museum artifacts on... More 

Thank karenmsu97
Judy75117, Guest Relations Manager at Landmark Center, responded to this review

We are delighted that you were delighted with Landmark Center! There is a lot to do in this building, with 5 free museums and galleries, free self-guided history tours (free guided tours on Thursdays and Sundays), and of course, our own "hidden gem": our non-profit Landmarket Gift Shop, for souvenirs of your visit to Landmark, to Saint Paul and Minnesota,... More 

st paul
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65 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Back in the days before electricity, buildings had open atriums from floor to ceiling and skylights to let in light. This is one such beautiful building built in the 1890s. Walk each floor, look up at the ceiling windows and poke your nose into any of the open rooms that have been restored --including old court rooms. The Shubert Museum... More 

Thank kate c
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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93 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

The building is spectacular to see from the outside, and when you first walk in, the great hall is beautiful as well. I really couldn't find anything else to see or do there though. Maybe it's just over-marketed. It is a lovely structure.

Thank Jean J
Dallas, Texas
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The facility is beautiful and maintained. The staff are friendly and helpful. The exhibits are fairly small but interesting.

Thank JamieRC
dayton, oh
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146 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The center had a lot of information and pictures. It was very interesting to read all the history and it is a free attraction. I would definitely recommend.

Thank Mary O
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a must see in St. Paul for the history, the beautiful rooms open for viewing with a shop and food. Wonderful musical instrument museum and wood carving exhibit/sale. It is across the street from Mears Park which is worth a visit as well.

1 Thank Josephine018
Judy75117, Guest Relations Manager at Landmark Center, responded to this review

On behalf of our staff and crew at Landmark Center, we thank you for your very kind review. There is a lot to learn and experience inside this jewel, and we are so pleased you were able to enjoy our history! We look forward to welcoming your return! More 

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Many well known gangsters have passed through these doors. If you go down stairs there is a small exhibit on the history of the building. The open atrium is beautiful and worth the stop if you are in the area. In December and January there is a small free ice rink just outside the building.

Thank SusanEMH
Louisville, Kentucky
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80 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Enjoyed the architecture and furnishings during a stroll through and around the building. Very knowledgeable staff to guide you to what is offered in the building.

Thank 460Maggie49
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The building is historic and multi-purpose with space for rent for private parties and music events, as well as a historic exhibit area located in a fun section of Lowertown, St. Paul. At the time we were there, the exhibit featured the role/history of Blacks in baseball. The staff was setting up for a wedding reception that was soon to... More 

Thank Janie N
Chicago, Illinois
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226 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

A striking downtown building saved from the wrecking ball, the Landmark Center once served as a federal building, courthouse and main post office. It honors its past while celebrating new fun endeavors. The castle-like structure is distinguished by conical turrets and a Gothic feel. Inside, a courtyard and soaring atrium enable the visitor to see each floor; maybe the idea... More 

Thank cdub333
Judy75117, Guest Relations Manager at Landmark Center, responded to this review

Thank you! Your great review made our "eyes pop" as well! You had exactly the experience we hope all of our visitors will have when they visit this historic gem! Icing on the cake: refreshments and meeting artists at our free, public reception for the opening of our newest summer building-wide exhibit - Summer Arts Discovery. Do come back and... More 

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