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Very emotional and also peaceful. We sit by my parents graves and while talking to them, watch the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cecelia N
A place everyone should visit

Did you know that Fort Snelling National Cemetery is the second largest national cemetery in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Minneapolis MN
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7601 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55450-1199
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very emotional and also peaceful. We sit by my parents graves and while talking to them, watch the planes take off and land. Thinking of all the times I flew out to see them.

Thank Cecelia N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did you know that Fort Snelling National Cemetery is the second largest national cemetery in the country? Only Arlington is larger. It is much larger than it looks from the road. Visiting this place is a good way to remember and honor those who served...More

Thank mlrc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in awe to see this cemetery and the countless markers recognizing our soldiers who have served in our armed forces over the years. There are plenty of overviews and history about this national memorial in books and online, but you really have to...More

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The cemetery is a must for those who love this sort of thing. It was moving when reading some of the headstones. A surreal place.

1  Thank Rob A
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This cemetery is huge, bigger than we expected. We went to see grave of someone we knew, it's a moving and emotional place. It was covered in snow but still worth the visit. Very peaceful despite being close to airport. Well worth a visit.

Thank tugflorida
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is a beautiful National Cemetery with over 225,000 Interments. There are also nine Medal of Honor Winners buried here. You can take the Light Rail on the Blue Line and get off on American Blvd. There are no side-walks in the cemetery and you...More

2  Thank Marty B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The headstones seem to go on forever. It is a peaceful place. If you take the tram from Minneapolis to the Mall of America you go past Fort Snelling. In winter it was quite bleak but serene.

Thank Brenda_Trevor
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I visit family grave sites every year. It is overwhelmingly beautiful even though so many loved ones are buried here. Wonderful Memorial Day program every year.

1  Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I was visiting the Twin Cites when I saw this cemetery from the light rail. It looked so impressive with all the gravestones lined up perfectly in all directions - vertically, horizontally, and diagonally. This national cemetery looks like it is very well taken care...More

2  Thank NancyLovesRehoboth
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My son is in the boy scouts and were able to volunteer to remove the wreathes when they were expired. I got a bit nervous that they wanted the kids removing all these because I wanted respect shown for each grave, and not have the...More

2  Thank Cami B
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