A princess of transportation history
Minnehaha Depot, famous for its intricate “gingerbread” canopy, was an integral part of the first rail line out of Minneapolis.
Known as the “Princess” by rail workers of the time, it served both local Minneapolis residents as well as visitors from “out east.”
This site is managed by the Minnesota Transportation Museum.
Hours and admission
The station is open 1:00—5:00 pm on Sundays, May 28 through September 4, 2023, and Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.
Minnehaha Park Hwy 55 & Minnehaha Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Pay lots and metered parking are available at the site.
What to see and do
Take a trip to this historic railroad depot and see the intricate detailing of the building while you learn about the role of the railroad in the growth of Minnesota.