The front exterior of the Science Museum of Minnesota

Parking and Directions

The Science Museum is located at 120 W. Kellogg Boulevard in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, and accessible by car, bike, train, bus, or on foot.

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Public Parking Ramp

The museum's parking ramp is located at 100 N. Chestnut Street. Available to all!
$15 a day
Discounted for Members

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Bike racks & lockers are available.
Lockers are available to rent through the parking office.


Take transit to the museum! Route map available here.

Daily Parking

The Science Museum parking ramp is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. Parking is $15 on regular days, and $20 on days when events occur downtown near the museum. The museum parking ramp will be open until midnight on all Ordway performance nights.

Members receive discounted parking. Learn more.

The $15 fee is payable by credit or debit card only at the ramp exit pay station. The $15 fee is valid for one day while the ramp is open.

The parking ramp is accessible for visitors who require ability-related accommodations. Learn more about accessibility at the Science Museum.

Electronic Chargers

The Science Museum provides three electric car charging stations on level P6 of the parking ramp for no additional fee. The chargers are available to use through the Chargepoint app, where visitors can also find if the chargers are currently in use.

Contract Parking

The Science Museum offers flexible, convenient contract parking to museum visitors and downtown employees through the form of a Fast Pass. 

Load your Fast Pass for easy-in, easy-out access at discounted rates ($7/day, deducted from your balance upon leaving the ramp). Reload your account at the self-serve pay station on the lobby level. Only pay when you use the card; you do not have to pay a monthly rate.

Fast Pass rates are not valid for events like Minnesota Wild games and concerts.  

Get started today! Call (651) 221-2546 or email


Call the parking office at (651) 221-2546.