• Skip to primary navigation
  • Skip to main content
  • Skip to footer

Historic photo of Union Depot's old ticket booth

Public Tours

Public tour group at Union Depot

CynCity Public Tours

Dive into the lesser-known stories and fun facts of Union Depot. This isn’t just a tour, it’s an experience. From its earliest days to the present, and even hints of the future, discover the rich tapestry that makes up Union Depot’s history.

  • Tours held twice monthly on Tuesdays promptly at 11 AM.
  • Approximately 60 minutes.
  • Departs from the East Clock, near the restaurant in the Head House.
  • Price: Free of charge.

For questions, email  [email protected]

Ramsey County Historical Society Public Tours

Travel back in time with a guided historical deep dive. Immerse yourself in Union Depot’s storied past, witness its transformation through a major renovation and gaze into its evolving future role in the community.

  • Tours are scheduled once a month.
  • See calendar events for more details.

Please note for all public tours:

  • You will be on your feet for the entire 60 minute tour.
  • Tour is the equivalent of walking approximately four blocks.
  • Union Depot has a wheelchair available on loan.
  • Union Depot has multiple parking and transit options!

Private Group Tours

Private group tours must meet the following requirements:

  • If you have fewer than 12 guests, the minimum is still $120.
  • All payments must be made in advance of the scheduled tour.
  • Private group tour requests must be scheduled in advance.
  • Tours are scheduled based on availability.

To request information or schedule a private group tour, please contact [email protected] .

Private tour group at Union Depot

Virtual Tours

In addition to public and private tours, you can experience Union Depot virtually through interactive experiences at home or an audio walking tour using your headphones on-site.

Icon indicating 360 degree views

Experience the grandeur of Union Depot right from your screen. Navigate through our interactive 360° tour and be entranced by the blend of historic charm and modern allure.

Explore Union Depot virtually

Icon of phone and headphones

Audio Walking Tour

Set out on an audible journey through Union Depot. Five enriching segments give a comprehensive understanding of the landmark’s significance to St. Paul, from its architectural feats to its cultural milestones. Don’t forget, Union Depot offers free WiFi for an uninterrupted experience.

Access the audio tour

Icon of video play button

Relive Union Depot’s evolution in a riveting 4-minute video. Traverse through time, witnessing the depot’s highs and lows, and watch history come alive.

Watch the video tour

Event Calendar

union depot haunted tours

Plan Your Event

Birds-eye view shot of people at an event in Union Depots' Waiting Room

Join our email list

Tue, Oct 31

Union Depot

Union Depot Ghost Tour Tuesday, October 31st, 11am

Enjoy a Halloween treat with haunted history that's always delicious! Join CynCity for a 90-minute walking tour which goes behind-the-scenes in Saint Paul's iconic railroad station...while also getting plenty of ghost stories across the Lowertown neighborhood! Free tote bag included!

Union Depot Ghost Tour     Tuesday, October 31st,  11am

Time & Location

Oct 31, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Union Depot, 214 4th St E, St Paul, MN 55101, USA

About the Event

Haunted history that's always entertaining!  Join CynCity for a 90-minute walking tour which goes behind-the-scenes in Saint Paul's iconic railroad station...while also getting plenty of ghost stories across the Lowertown neighborhood!  Reservations required.  Starts inside the front entrance of Union Depot off 4th Street.  Arrive a few minutes early to check-in.  Includes a free tote bag!  In case of incliment weather, the tour will take place entirely inside Union Depot.

Union Depot Ghost Tour

Union Depot Ghost Tour - 90-minutes

Share This Event

Watch CBS News

Ghost tours at the Union Depot

IMAGES

  1. Union Depot Haunted History Tours

    union depot haunted tours

  2. Union Depot Haunted History Tours

    union depot haunted tours

  3. Check out the ghost tours at Union Depot this fall

    union depot haunted tours

  4. Ghost Tours at Union Depot by CynCity Tours

    union depot haunted tours

  5. Ghost tours at the Union Depot

    union depot haunted tours

  6. Union Depot Haunted History Tour

    union depot haunted tours

COMMENTS

  1. Union Depot Haunted History Tours

    St. Paul's gorgeous Union Depot train station was the dream of railroad baron James J. Hill and was the largest construction project of the 20th century in St. Paul. Hear how the railroads literally shaped the city of St Paul, hear the fiery past that let to its creation. Learn why it was important to gangsters and prohibitionists and hear some ghost stories for the building along the way.

  2. Ghost Tours at Union Depot by CynCity Tours

    October 5, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. Recurring Event (See all) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | FREE Movie Night. St. Paul Art Crawl at Union Depot. Calling all ghosts seekers! Explore the haunts of Lowertown in and Union Depot! CynCity Tours will guide you on an unforgettable 90-minute stroll that includes behind-the-scenes areas of this ...

  3. Union Depot Haunted History Tour

    Other Events At This Venue. Ghosts & Gables Haunted Summit Avenue Walking Tour. Overlook Park. 05/26/2024. Savor the hours as the days get longer! Join a Victorian guide for ghost stories along Saint Paul's…. See Event. Union Depot Public Tour. 04/23/2024.

  4. Tour Details

    Union Depot Ghost Tour - Saint Paul's iconic railroad station has ghosts! Join CynCity for a walking tour that will give you a few chills and a bit history too. The tour includes some behind-the-scenes areas and steps outside to hear some ghost stories across the Lowertown neighborhood! In case of weather, the entire tour can be done from ...

  5. Ghost Tours at Union Depot by CynCity Tours

    Calling all ghosts seekers! Explore the haunts of Lowertown in and Union Depot! CynCity Tours will guide you on an unforgettable 90-minute stroll that includes behind-the-scenes areas of this iconic...

  6. Tours

    In addition to public and private tours, you can experience Union Depot virtually through interactive experiences at home or an audio walking tour using your headphones on-site. 360º Tour. Experience the grandeur of Union Depot right from your screen. Navigate through our interactive 360° tour and be entranced by the blend of historic charm ...

  7. Union Depot Ghost Tour

    A walking tour like no other! Go behind-the-scenes in Union Depot, the dream of railroad baron James J.Hill. Get exciting history from your entertaining guide plus the inside scoop on mysterious happenings inside this iconic railroad station. You'll also explore portions of Lowertown and hear more ghost stories from the area where Saint Paul was born. Free tote bag included! 90-minutes of easy ...

  8. Union Depot Haunted History Tour November 4, 5:00pm

    Union Depot Haunted Tour. More info. Union Depot Haunted History Tour. Price. $22.00. Total. $0.00. Checkout. Share This Event. Email: [email protected]. Tel: (651) 357-4053. 109 West 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102. Write a Review on Google. Tag us @cyncitytours ©2023 CynCity Tours, LLC. Website Designed by . YerADogToo Designs.

  9. Union Depot Ghost Tour Friday, October 6th, 5:30pm

    Union Depot Ghost Tour. More info. Union Depot Ghost Tour - 90-minutes. Price. $25.00. Total. $0.00. Checkout. Share This Event. Email: [email protected]. Tel: (651) 357-4053. 109 West 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102. Write a Review on Google. Tag us @cyncitytours ©2023 CynCity Tours, LLC. Website Designed by . YerADogToo Designs.

  10. Union Depot Haunted History Tour October 6, 5:30pm

    Union Depot Haunted History Tour October 6, 5:30pm | CynCity Tours. Explore the haunts of Lowertown in and around Saint Paul's Union Depot! Our CynCity guide takes you on an unforgettable 90-minute stroll that includes behind-the-scenes areas of this iconic railroad station.

  11. Union Depot Haunted Historic Tour and Lunch

    Union Depot Haunted Historic Tour and Lunch. $75.00 Add to Wishlist Share. Activity Details. Union Depot Haunted Historic Tour and Lunch. Meeting Details. 01/10/2024-01/10/2024. Time: 9:45 am - 2:00 pm. Days: Wed. Community Center. 12951 Weaver Lk Road. Maple Grove, MN, 55369 (763)494-6500.

  12. History and hauntings: Walking tour company shares hidden stories of St

    CynCity Tours launched Union Depot Haunted History Tour this week — going behind the scenes of St. Paul's iconic rail station. Credit: CynCity Tours CynCity Tours launched in April 2021.

  13. Check out the ghost tours at Union Depot this fall

    Shayla Reaves is previewing the "Boounion Depot" ghost tours at the Union Depot in St. Paul.

  14. Union Depot Ghost Tour Wednesday, October 18th, 5:30pm

    Union Depot Ghost Tour. More info. Union Depot Ghost Tour - 90-minutes. Price. $25.00. Sold Out. This event is sold out. Checkout. Share This Event. Email: [email protected]. Tel: (651) 357-4053. 109 West 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102. Write a Review on Google. Tag us @cyncitytours ©2023 CynCity Tours, LLC.

  15. History Theatre

    This fall, CynCity Tours offers Union Depot Ghost Tours! Your entertaining guide shares mysterious events that have happened in Saint Paul's railroad station and across a portion of Lowertown. It's...

  16. CynCity Tours

    October's final haunted tour of Union Depot and Lowertown happens Friday! Every guest gets a free haunted Union Depot tote bag! Join us for this fun and historic tour at 2:30 or 4:30! Tickets at:...

  17. Union Depot Ghost Tour Tuesday, October 31st, 11am

    Union Depot Ghost Tour. More info. Union Depot Ghost Tour - 90-minutes. Price. $25.00. Sale ended. Total. $0.00. Checkout. Share This Event. Email: [email protected]. Tel: (651) 357-4053. 109 West 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102. Write a Review on Google. Tag us @cyncitytours ©2023 CynCity Tours, LLC. Website Designed by .

  18. Union Depot Haunted History Walking Tour

    Theater event by CynCity Tours on Friday, October 28 2022

  19. Check out the ghost tours at Union Depot this fall

    Check out the ghost tours at Union Depot this fall Shayla Reaves is previewing the "Boounion Depot" ghost tours at the Union Depot in St. Paul. ©2024 CBS Broadcasting Inc.

  20. Union Depot Ghost Tours

    Event in Saint Paul, MN by CynCity Tours on Wednesday, September 6 2023 with 114 people interested.

  21. Ghost tours at the Union Depot

    Shayla Reaves is previewing ghost tours at the Union Depot in St. Paul.

  22. Union Depot Ghost Tour

    Enjoy some late spring chills inside Saint Paul's iconic railway station! Go behind-the-scenes in Union Depot to hear ghost stories and to explore mysterious historic happenings. Includes entertaining stories about the hauntings of the city's Lowertown neighborhood! 90-minutes. Fully-accessible.

  23. Ghost tours at the Union Depot

    Shayla Reaves is previewing ghost tours at the Union Depot in St. Paul.