Click on the icons below to get free downloadable bus passes for Doors Open Minneapolis. Additional information on transportation and parking can be found in our Program Guide.
NOTE: The Lightrail lines in their entirety will now be providing regular service on May 18 & 19,


Parking information is in the Program Guide above.

Parking Update: Intercontinental Hotel MSP is offering complimentary parking for Doors Open Minneapolis visitors.


Here you’ll find the latest information on any activities or information that differs from the Program Guide.




The following venues are no longer participants
Suburban World
Mayo Clinic Square
(Mayo Clinic Square Sports Medicine Clinic WILL be participating.
Children’s Theater

Orpheum Theater
Available for tours on Sunday, May 19.  Please check in at 900 Hennepin Avenue.

MPD K9 Kennel
Open from 10-5pm both days
Demonstrations only from 10-3pm

Fort Snelling Upper Post
Offering tours at 11am and 2pm on Saturday and Sunday.



Sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Minnesota.
These activities are free, but admission is required to visit the rest of the museum.


Family-Friendly Fun with Juxtaposition Arts

Saturday and Sunday May 18–19, 10:00 am–2:30 pm

Explore what it means to develop healthy and self-sustaining communities in a hands-on activity for all ages! Juxtaposition Arts will help you design a future city where everyone thrives, with your favorite childhood memories as inspiration.

Consider the future of your neighborhood, the City of Minneapolis and all our communities through the 21st Century Development framework developed by AIA Minnesota, the Center for Sustainable Building Research and Colloqate, with support from the McKnight Foundation.

Rail Corridor, in Mill City Museum
704 S. 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Widen Your Perspective with TPT

Saturday and Sunday May 18–19, 10:00 am–4:30pm

View highlights of Twin Cities PBS Minnesota Experience history films including “Jim Crow of the North,” “Cornerstones: A History of North Minneapolis” and “The Past is Alive Within Us.” Discover the rich history of North Minneapolis, learn about the connection of this land to the Dakota people, consider the destructive history of racial covenants and redlining, and more.

10:30 am: The Impact of Place on Community 

11:00 am & 2:00 pm: A Place to Call Home: Redlining, Public Housing and Community

11:30 am & 2:30 pm: “All of These Things Are Connected”: The Dakota Homeland and Early Minneapolis

12:00 pm & 3:00 pm: Invisible Racial Boundaries: The Lee Family and Lena Smith

12:30 pm & 3:30 pm: The Built Environment, Culture and Places of Worship

1:00 pm & 4:00 pm: Losses and Gains: People, Place and Minneapolis 

1:30 pm & 4:30 pm: Place and History in South Minneapolis

Schedule is the same Saturday and Sunday May 18–19. Showings are approximately 20 minutes each. Due to the nature of this event, you may have to stand in line before entering the theater.

West Engine House Theater, in Mill City Museum
704 S. 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401

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Social Media Contest

If your photo is chosen it will be the official 2020 Doors Open Minneapolis image.
Presented by Fran & Barb Davis, Coldwell Banker Burnet


Follow along on Instagram: @doorsopenmpls
Attend Doors Open Minneapolis May 18-19.
Take an interior or exterior photo of a participating venue.
Don’t include people in your image!
Post your photo to Instagram by midnight May 26th.
Use the hashtag #dompls.

Two-night stay at Milwaukee’s Brewhouse Inn & Suites
Restaurant Gift Card
One Year’s Subscription to Mpls.St.Paul Magazine


Promotional prizes provided by Mpls St. Paul Magazine.


The Rules
Anyone can participate. 2. Photos must be taken of a participating Doors Open Minneapolis venue during the hours of the event May 18-19. 3. Photos must be of the interior or exterior of a participating venue and should not include people. 4. All photos much be submitted via Instagram using the hashtag #dompls by no later that midnight May 26, 2019. 5. The photo that judges deem to be most representative of Doors Open Minneapolis wins, and becomes the property of the Doors Open Minneapolis organization. 6. All entrants agree that all photos submitted can be used for promotional purposes by the Doors Open Minneapolis organization through June, 2020.



Stop by these fine restaurants, breweries, and coffee shops to enjoy these promotions from 10:00am-5:00pm on Saturday May 18 and Sunday May 19. You must mention Doors Open Minneapolis to receive the discounts.


56 Brewing
$2 off first beer

$5 off your food and beverage tab. Limit 1 offer per table

Book Club
$5 off your food and beverage tab. Limit 1 offer per table

Breaking Bread Café
Buy one, get on half off

Firelake Grill
One half-off Walleye Fritters

Gigi’s Cafe
Buy one coffee drink, get one free

Gluek’s Restaurant
20% discount when you mention Doors Open Minneapolis

Hell’s Kitchen
One free travel-sized jar of peanut butter with any purchase

Honey and Rye Bakehouse
$3 off with a minimum purchase of $15

Longfellow Grill
$5 off purchase of $25 or more

Mercury Dining Room & Rail
$5 off purchase of $25 or more


Pat’s Tap
$5 off your food and beverage tab. Limit 1 offer per table

Pizza Lucé
Buy one brunch entrée, get one free

Rainbow Chinese
10% off any purchase

Red Stag Supperclub
$5 off your food and beverage tab. Limit 1 offer per table

The Bird
$5 off your food and beverage tab. Limit 1 offer per table

The Freehouse
$5 off purchase of $25 or more

The Lowry
$5 off purchase of $25 or more

The Woman’s Club
Enjoy the 410 Fizz, a cocktail created especially for Doors Open Minneapolis

Tiny Diner
$5 off your food and beverage tab. Limit 1 offer per table

Utepils Brewing
$4 pricing on tall-pour beers



Why not turn Doors Open Minneapolis into your own weekend getaway?
These fine hotels are all Doors Open Minneapolis participating venues, so you can stay where the action is!
Mention Doors Open Minneapolis when you reserve your room.