Guest Accommodations

Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge
161 Saint Anthony Avenue, St Paul, MN, US
(651) 227-8711

Please call the hotel directly (press 1 to speak with a front desk person) and mention the Vigen/Chen wedding to receive the room at the discounted rate of $109 per night.

This is the closest hotel to the wedding venue (a 10-minute walk). Shuttles are available from the hotel to the History Center and back. Please call the front desk at (651) 227-8711 to arrange shuttle pick up.

Travel and Transportation

Flying

The closest major airport is the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). The airport is about a 20-minutes drive from our wedding venue. Uber and Lyft are both available.

Driving

Parking is available for free at the History Center, southeast side.

Things to Do

Minnesota History Center
345 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55102, USA
651-259-3000

In addition to being our wedding venue, the Minnesota History Center is an award-winning museum featuring interactive exhibits, recordings of real people reminiscing about their experiences, and special effects. Our favorite exhibit was Minnesota's Greatest Generation on the third floor.

The museum is open on July 4 from 10am to 5pm. Mention that you're a guest of the wedding to get in for free!

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
612-375-7600

This crown jewel of the city’s park system unites two of Minnesota’s most cherished resources—its parks and its cultural life. The Garden showcases more than 40 works from the Walker Art Center’s collections, including the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry. The Garden is free and open 6am to midnight daily.

The Walker Art Center is located next to the Sculpture Garden. One of the most celebrated art museums in the country, the Walker Art Center is known for its innovative presentations and acclaimed collections of contemporary art across the spectrum of the visual, performing, and media arts. The museum is closed on July 4, but check it out if you are in town before or after July 4! Tickets are $15.

Minnehaha Regional Park
4801 S Minnehaha Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
612-230-6400

One of Minneapolis' oldest and most popular parks features a majestic 53-foot waterfall, limestone bluffs, and river overlook. Open 6am to midnight.

Mall of America
60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425, USA