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Visiting the Bank: Policies, Directions, and Parking

We welcome you into our Minneapolis location for public tours and events.

Minneapolis Fed

90 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 204-5000

Parking map [pdf]


Visitor Identification Policy

Everyone entering the building must present a picture ID.


Vaccination policy

Vaccination Requirements

Visitors must be at least 5 years old and up to date on their COVID-19 vaccinations prior to visiting the Bank. A visitor is considered up to date upon meeting the following requirements:

  • Visitors ages 5 to 11 are up to date 14 days after receiving their last dose of the primary series of a COVID-19 vaccine currently authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • Visitors ages 12 and older are up to date after receiving their complete primary series of a COVID-19 vaccination plus a booster shot currently authorized by the FDA as eligible per the schedule provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Visitors have a one-month grace period from the date of booster eligibility before a booster shot is required to be compliant with the Bank’s visitor vaccination requirement.
    • Pfizer-BioNTech: Five months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series
    • Moderna: Five months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series
    • Johnson & Johnson: Two months after receiving your Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination

Proof of vaccination

All visitors must show proof of being up to date on their COVID-19 vaccinations

Acceptable forms of documentation include:

  • A vaccination card
  • An image of a vaccination card stored on a phone or other electronic device
  • A Minnesota state endorsed application, such as Docket

Proof must include the name of the person vaccinated, type of vaccine, and date of the last dose administered. Self-reported vaccination records or vaccination systems that rely on QR codes are not acceptable.


Public Transportation

The Fed is accessible via several Metro Transit bus routes, and is located approximately five blocks north of the Warehouse District light rail station.


Parking at The Minneapolis Fed

The Federal Reserve Bank is located at 90 Hennepin, on the corner of Hennepin Ave and N 1st St. Visitors enter through the main entrance off Hennepin Ave. There are several public parking options.

Hennepin Avenue impark Ramp

The entrance is on First Street North between Hennepin Avenue and First Avenue North. This ramp requires a credit/debit card upon entrance.

Metered Parking

Meters have a two-hour limit. Some meters are unavailable during the morning and evening rush hours due to bus lane restrictions. Meters accept cash or credit at a central pay station

Nicollet Island Surface Lot:

The lot located on Nicollet Island is accessed by traveling east on the Hennepin Avenue bridge and turning right onto Wilder Street. This lot requires coins or a credit card.

See the parking map [pdf] for more information.


Directions to our Minneapolis location

From the North

Via I94 East: From eastbound I94 take the downtown Fourth Street exit. Proceed two blocks on Fourth Street to Hennepin Avenue and turn left, then travel four blocks on Hennepin and turn left onto First Street North. The Minneapolis Fed is the first building on the right.

Via I35 South: From I35 South exit on Washington Ave. S. Turn right onto Washington and proceed to Hennepin Ave. Turn right on Hennepin Ave for two blocks to First Street N. Turn left onto First Street N. The Minneapolis Fed is the first building on the right.

From the East

Drive I94 West to the Fifth Street exit and proceed to Park Avenue. Turn right on Park Avenue for three blocks to Washington Avenue, then left on Washington Avenue for six blocks to Hennepin Avenue. Turn right onto Hennepin Avenue and go two blocks to First Street North, turn left. The Minneapolis Fed is the first building on the right.

From the South

Drive I35 North and take the Fifth Avenue exit. Travel Fifth Avenue and take a left onto Washington Avenue. Follow Washington for five blocks to Hennepin Avenue and take a right, go two blocks to First Street North, turn left. The Minneapolis Fed is the first building on the right.

From the West

Drive I394 and take the Washington/3rd Avenue exit. Cross Washington Avenue and continue east to First Street North. Turn right. The Minneapolis Fed is on the left.

From the Airport

The Bank is approximately 25 minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.