Tours of Minneapolis Central Library

Minneapolis Central Library tour

  • Monday (2nd and 4th of each month) — 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday (1st and 3rd of each month) — 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday (last Sunday of the month) – 2 p.m.

Tour the stunning Cesar Pelli-designed Minneapolis Central Library with a green roof, four fireplaces, an art gallery, a piano room, four-story atrium and 2.4 million items in the collection — including government documents and much more!

Registration is not required. Families are welcome. Groups of 15 or more, or with mobility issues, contact Rochelle at 612-543-8120 or rhenry@hclib.org

Tours will not be held on the following dates: May 29, July 1, July 2, September 3, November 27, and December 21, 2016.

Minneapolis Central Library and Special Collections tour

  • Saturday (1st and 3rd of the month) — 11 a.m

Tour the James K. Hosmer Special Collections and other highlights including architectural design elements, the Cargill Art Gallery, an overview of services and of the collection of more than 2.4 million items housed on location.

Registration is not required. Families are welcome. Groups of 15 or more, or with mobility issues, contact Rochelle at 612-543-8120 or rhenry@hclib.org.

Researchers: This is a tour only. Contact Special Collections at least one full business day in advance to schedule a research visit.

Reserved tours

Offered upon request for individuals or large groups. Contact Rochelle at 612-543-8120 or rhenry@hclib.org.