Insider Access to Spaces, Stories + Secrets

Official MOA® Tours

Why isn’t the floor flat in Nickelodeon Universe®? When is the Log Chute’s Paul Bunyan not Paul Bunyan? Where can you take a selfie with 36,000 Swarovski crystals all at once? Learn all this + more in our fast-paced, fast-moving tour, covering more Mall of America® ground than you could have imagined.

Get behind-the-scenes peeks at how Mall of America and Nickelodeon Universe amusement park work⁠—plus countless details that only insiders know, anecdotes from over the decades + exciting previews of what’s to come. Tour time is approximately 90 minutes; wear comfortable shoes and be ready to move! Perfect for groups of all sizes, especially events such as business outings, team-building adventures, family reunions, weddings, shopping weekends + other special occasions.

Public Tours

MOA Tours are offered Tuesdays + Thursdays at 9 a.m. + 11 a.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m. Tickets are $25 per guest.

Group Tours

Flexible scheduling is available, including weekends and evenings. We request reservations be made a minimum of two weeks in advance—but will try to accommodate last-minute requests if possible.

Want to go deeper? We offer customizable group tours based on your group’s interest. Charges vary depending on content and schedule. Check out topic-specific tours we’ve offered in the past below—and if you don’t see something that fits your group, just get in touch to discuss additional possibilities at 952-883-8809 or groupsales@moa.net.

For School Groups

Possible tour themes include:

  • Marketing and business efforts
  • Customer service and community relations
  • STEM topics including energy and engineering
  • Sustainability and green/eco-friendly initiatives

For History Buffs and Group Travelers

Possible tour themes include:

  • Minnesota Madness! Featuring Met Stadium moments and more location-specific history
  • Background on the business and community cooperation that led to the Mall’s success
  • Redefining the role of a world-class mall within the community in a time of need

For Business Groups and Associations

Possible tour themes include:

  • Leveraging MOA resources for the community through non-profit support and multi-use spaces
  • The active MOA role in a community, including non-profit support and stepping up in crisis situations
  • Building an economic engine including environmental initiatives that support business objectives
  • Team-building activities including trivia and other play-based experiences

Book Your Group's Tour

The MOA group sales team is ready to work with you to schedule a custom-built group tour. Reach our friendly team at 952-883-8809 or groupsales@moa.net.


Tour Details

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.