Explore Hidden Gems

Enjoy Exclusive Insider Access
We pull back the curtain so you can venture deep into hidden spaces and go behind the scenes of our most famous attraction.
Discover New Stories
Hear Highlights of the Mall's First Three Decades
Don’t miss our true tales, enduring Mall myths, beloved legends, and other almost unbelievable stories.
Create New Memories
Embark on a One-of-a-kind Experience
Round up your favorite people, wear comfortable shoes and have your camera at the ready for what’s sure to become a tradition.

Official Mall of America® Tours

One-of-a-Kind Experiences for Guests + Groups

If you have ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Mall of America (MOA), these exclusive tours are for you! For 90 memorable minutes, an engaging Mall expert will take you behind closed doors to see how the MOA magic really happens while sharing amazing stories, fascinating facts, and unbelievable anecdotes at every turn. Highlights of this exciting experience include insider access to hidden parts of the Mall with special private photo opportunities.

You’ll go deep into Nickelodeon Universe and meet a 27-ft. tall Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox at the legendary Log Chute ride, discover landmarks from Minnesota’s rich sports history and explore the Mall’s massive holiday décor storage area that recalls the final scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Along the way, you’ll learn how this state-of-the-art, 5.6 million sq. ft. building functions like a dynamic, next-gen city with no central heating and other sustainable strategies. You’ll also gain a unique understanding of MOA’s unique impact on Minnesota and the world—and much more!

This special experience will typically last 90 minutes, so wear comfortable shoes and get ready to exceed your daily steps goal! Wheelchairs and other special arrangements are available with advance notice.


Tour Options

Designed for all ages, these tours are a great way to spend an afternoon, celebrate a holiday or make a new tradition with friends. Choose from a variety of convenient days and times. Space is limited and tours fill up fast so plan ahead and reserve your tickets.

Good to Know

  • Bring your fun-loving family, friends and neighbors and make a day of it.
  • Wear comfortable shoes, stay hydrated and get ready to exceed your daily step goal.
  • Make sure your smartphone is fully charged so you can capture all these incredible, exclusive photo opportunities.
  • Wheelchairs and other special arrangements are available with advance notice.

Where to Meet

  • Meet your friendly MOA Tour guide at the Guest Services desk on Level 1, North in the soaring Atrium.
  • Plan to arrive 10 minutes early as all Tours start on time.

Photo Opportunities

  • Go behind the scenes of the world-famous Log Chute.
  • View the Met Stadium Homeplate and the original 50-yard line marker.
  • Spot Harmon Killebrew’s legendary red chair in the place that marks the longest home run in Met Stadium history.
  • Discover MOA’s vast Holiday Warehouse with countless holiday trees and oversized décor.
  • See inside Candy Cane Institute and Santa’s private office.
  • Take your seat in the infamous slime chair and experience the fun!

Delight your colleagues and impress your out-of-town clients with an experience they’ll never forget. Perfect for company outings, informal meetings and team-building experiences, these tours can be customized with meeting space, meals and happy hours at our fine restaurants, rides, axe-throwing, go-cart racing, flying over America and more. To chat with our experts about customizing the Tour for your group, please call 952-883-8809  or email Groupsales@moa.net.

Your Guide

Prepare to be awed and entertained! Your guide is a seasoned Mall executive team member and gifted raconteur, storyteller, and holder of special secrets. Feel free to ask your guide any question—they have years of experience at MOA.

Good to Know

  • Wear comfortable shoes, stay hydrated, and get ready to exceed your daily step goal.
  • Make sure your smartphone is fully charged so you can capture all these incredible, exclusive photo opportunities.
  • Wheelchairs and other special arrangements are available with advance notice.

Where to Meet

Meet your friendly MOA Tour guide at the Guest Services desk on Level 1, North in the soaring Atrium.

Price

  • $350 for up to 10 guests
  • $700 for up to 25 guests
  • Custom tours for groups of all sizes and special events including business outings, team-building adventures, family reunions, weddings, shopping weekends, and other occasions.