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Foshay Tower

821 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2929
+1 651-296-6126
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Little historic gem in downtown Minneapolis!

Once upon a time the Forshay Tower was the tallest building in downtown Minneapolis. This building... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen T
via mobile
Cool architecture, okay visit

Cool building, nice to go in and look around. Can go to top for drink, but that wasn't the greatest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cleichhorn
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Charleston, South Carolina
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After recent renovation, our museum and observation deck are now open seven days a week from 12:00pm-9:00pm. Weather permitting, both will be open year round.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“w hotel” (31 reviews)
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821 Marquette Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2929
Downtown
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+1 651-296-6126
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once upon a time the Forshay Tower was the tallest building in downtown Minneapolis. This building has a history dating back to before the Great Depression. The story is displayed in a small room off the observation deck. The cost is $10 and was open...More

Thank Karen T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool building, nice to go in and look around. Can go to top for drink, but that wasn't the greatest or most welcoming experience (see Prohibition Bar reviews).

Thank cleichhorn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You know how you see something, sometimes every day for years and just keep going? That's how my friends and I were regarding The Foshay Tower (8th & Marquette) in downtown Minneapolis. The Art Deco tower, finished in 1929 just in time for the Great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brothers and I brought our mother to the Foshay Tower for her 95th birthday.We had a phenomenal lunch at Mannys and then planned to go to the topI My mom worked in the building for over 35 years and it was a real trip...More

1  Thank marilynrasmussen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check out the W Hotel - rooms are a bit quirky but that is the W. Mannys is always worth a visit but check out the Observation Deck for a great view of Minneapolis.

Thank FredZ951
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe I'm just that nostalgic girl who's watched Sleepless in Seattle too many times but it was so cool to walk around an observatory tower with sweeping city views and romantic feels. Very cool tower and well preserved!

Thank Melissa H
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Stayed here when I came up to pick my daughter up from the U. Excellent hotel. Historic re-done building with museum and observation deck on the 27th floor, free to hotel guests. Great views of Minneapolis. Large lobby with cool lobby bar, and a second...More

Thank dokbean
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We booked 2 nights here in May to attend the Kenny Chesney at US bank stadium. I walked up to the front entrance of the foshay tower and was greeted by two very friendly knowledgable valets we took them up on their offer for us...More

Thank Alanna S
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Nice place to visit. It has changed a lot since we were kids and our parents would take us to the top so we could view the city. Now it has been modernized inside and added the Prohibition Bar on the 27th floor. This is...More

Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

One of the oldest skyscraper in Minneapolis. Great city view and beautiful lobby in first floor. If you wanna see city from the top this is the best choice.

Thank Alex Z
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i-get-around-town
11 October 2017|
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Response from kopolovsky | Reviewed this property |
It is open to the public. We paid $10 a person to go up. I believe that hotel guests go up for free.
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