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Tuesday:  10 am – 4 pm
Wednesday:  10 am – 4 pm
Thursday:  10 am – 7 pm
Friday:  10 am – 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm


Visitors and shoppers: Please enter through FRONT door. Press the button to be buzzed in!

Students: Please enter via BACK door during closed hours. The instructor will let you in.


Minneapolis is at the GREEN (low) community level.

Masks are optional, but encouraged Textile Center.

(We are monitoring CDC data and our masking policy is subject to change)

As of October 2022, Textile Center is equipped with Medify air purifiers throughout our building. We also installed an air ionization system in 2020 to help reduce the spread of disease.


If you are feeling ill for any reason, please stay home and return when you are well.


Exhibition viewing: open during regular hours.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Librarian available; in-person book check out.

Online book check-out with curbside pickup continues.


Stop by our Textile Center shop during open hours, or shop online here with pickup or shipping.

When visiting any public place during the pandemic, there’s always a risk of exposure to COVID-19.
If you would like to schedule a private visit before or after hours, please contact Textile Center at 612-436-0464 or info@textilecentermn.org.

Planning Your Visit

Textile Center is free and open to the public. Situated near the confluence of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Textile Center is located in the Prospect Park neighborhood across the street from the Prospect Park Station of the METRO Green Line light rail.


Getting Here & Parking

Parking is available in the lot directly behind our building (entrance at Arthur Ave and Sidney Place), and the lot at 3018 University Ave SE, just two doors east of Textile Center. Look for the green signs!

Additional parking is available at the University of Minnesota’s Prospect Park Ramp (next to the Green Line Prospect Park Station) at 390 29th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. (It’s only a two-block walk to Textile Center.) Rates (when Event parking is not in effect) are $3 per hour during times of high demand (9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday – Friday); $1 per hour at all other times.

Three bicycle racks are situated to the west side of the building.

Directions by BusDirections by Light Rail (Prospect Park Station)


For a more in-depth experience, book a Tour and/or a Group Make-and-Take Experience for adults, or a field trip for kids.

Textile Center is an accessible facility.  You will find designated handicapped spots in our parking lot.  Audio assistance devices are available upon request in our auditorium for meetings and events.  Learn more about the audio assistance equipment.

Textile Center is closed on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

In the Neighborhood

For our out of town guests, we have lodging and accommodations available right down the street, and the Minneapolis/Saint Paul International Airport just a 15-20 minute drive away, or at the Prospect Park light rail stop (no car necessary)!

Our official hotel sponsor, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, is just one block from Textile Center at 2812 University Ave SE, and offers a preferred nightly rate of 5% off the best available room rate for Textile Center patrons for standard rooms. Room upgrades are available at discount rates by joining Hilton Honors. This rate includes wifi, free hot breakfast, fitness center, indoor pool, and shuttle to and from Textile Center. Overnight parking is available for an additional fee.

To receive this rate, book online here.