We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stone Arch Bridge

Is this your business?
West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
+1 612-627-5433
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Stone bridge

The only all stone bridge across the Mississippi RIver. Great views of the river and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James B
,
Ramsey
Nice views!

This is s great vantage point to see the Falls just above the bridge. There is also a lock system... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
L A
,
Indiana
via mobile
Read all 635 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Considered the only bridge of its kind, this soaring structure is made of native granite and limestone measuring 2,100 feet in length across the mighty Mississippi.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“anthony falls” (60 reviews)
“city museum” (50 reviews)
“both sides” (30 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
LOCATION
West River Road and Portland Ave, Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Downtown
CONTACT
Website
+1 612-627-5433
Write a ReviewReviews (635)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"anthony falls"
in 60 reviews
"city museum"
in 50 reviews
"both sides"
in 30 reviews
"guthrie theater"
in 38 reviews
"lock and dam"
in 24 reviews
"across the river"
in 19 reviews
"heritage trail"
in 11 reviews
"nice walk"
in 27 reviews
"great view of st"
in 7 reviews
"mill district"
in 10 reviews
"old mill"
in 16 reviews
"minneapolis skyline"
in 21 reviews
"west bank"
in 12 reviews
"mighty mississippi"
in 11 reviews
"bike riding"
in 7 reviews
"north side"
in 8 reviews
"gold medal"
in 8 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 611 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The only all stone bridge across the Mississippi RIver. Great views of the river and the surrounding areas.

Thank James B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is s great vantage point to see the Falls just above the bridge. There is also a lock system. It’s a pleasant walk with city views.

Thank L A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view of the falls from the bridge. The bridge provides a nice wide road to run across the river.

Thank Andrew C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We went for the fireworks but this was on my list when planning to visit Minneapolis. There is a nice park on both sides, so I highly recommend walking the bridge. It's a reasonable walking distance on the West Bank to the Metro (green and...More

Thank Jackie K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful bridge! Watched the 4th of July fireworks here and it was perfect! Beautiful bridge to walk across, plenty of walking trails on the Mill Museum side and plenty of restaurants on the St. Anthony Main side. There are no cars on this bridge, just...More

Thank katpilch
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

The bridge is very close to the Guthrie and Mill City Museum. Milk City Ruins Park is also near it on the downtown side of the bridge.

Thank boppy1Minneapolis
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Minneapolis and St. Paul are two large cities among others sharing the MN metro area. The Mississippi River divides the two, however numerous bridges span the river. Obviously, many are for vehicular traffic, but one or two are open to pedestrians. This bridge affords a...More

Thank Frank M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Our son and his fiancé took their wedding pictures on the south side of the river with the stone arch bridge in the background and the Mill City Ruins. We parked on the flat lot and walked down a small hill to take the pictures....More

Thank sadieh923
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Viewpoint on the edge of the walk to see over the water-fall caused by the dam, was very nice. I had seen this all from a distance but I was out there for the Stone Arch Bridge arts and music festival last weekend and it...More

Thank Raghu R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We went to the Stone Arch Arts & Music Festival and that is how we got to the bridge. I liked the view, a lot, and the way you can see the waters running. A beautiful walk.

Thank LadyMalbec
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 55 hotels in Minneapolis
Residence Inn Minneapolis Downtown at The Depot
239 reviews
.19 miles away
Radisson Red Minneapolis
292 reviews
.22 miles away
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
164 reviews
.24 miles away
aloft Minneapolis
564 reviews
.28 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Sanctuary
212 reviews
.28 miles away
Sea Change
277 reviews
.18 miles away
Spoonriver
286 reviews
.16 miles away
Zen Box Izakaya
123 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Historic Downtown
49 reviews
.11 miles away
Guthrie Theater
949 reviews
.19 miles away
Mill City Museum
1,351 reviews
.11 miles away
St. Anthony Falls
273 reviews
.00 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Stone Arch Bridge staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit