Discover a variety of great things to do in downtown St. Paul

From the opulent architecture of the Minnesota State Capitol to world-class performing arts and sporting events, the best of downtown St. Paul is on your doorstep when you stay at the Radisson. Watch the Minnesota Wild carve up the ice at Xcel Energy Center, or see an innovative take on a Broadway musical at the Ordway. Families will find a wealth of things to do, from viewing towering dinosaurs at the Science Museum of Minnesota to embarking on a seasonal riverboat tour from Harriet Island. In St. Paul to see a concert? Many of the city’s top entertainment venues are clustered near the Mississippi River, a leisurely stroll from the hotel.

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Xcel Energy Center

0.57 mi / 0.91 km from the hotel
Cheer on the Minnesota Wild NHL team or buy tickets to the hottest shows on tour at Xcel Energy Center. This 650,000-square-foot arena also hosts events ranging from the US Figure Skating Championship to the Republican National Convention.

Minnesota State Capitol

0.32 mi / 0.51 km from the hotel
Designed by renowned architect Cass Gilbert, the opulent 1905 capitol building features a white marble facade and a vast rotunda. Take a free guided tour, or explore highlights like the collection of Civil War battle paintings at your own pace.

Cathedral of Saint Paul

0.34 mi / 0.55 km from the hotel
With its iconic copper dome and ornate stained-glass windows, St. Paul’s cathedral inspires reverence for its aesthetic beauty as well as its religious and cultural importance.

CHS Field

1.13 mi / 1.82 km from the hotel
In addition to being the home field for the St. Paul Saints, this 7,210-seat stadium maintains a regular schedule of festivals and concerts throughout the year.

James J. Hill House

0.47 mi / 0.76 km from the hotel
Step into the lives of a wealthy family from America’s Gilded Age when you take a 60-minute tour of the 1891 mansion built for railroad tycoon James Jerome Hill. Don’t miss the impressive on-site art gallery.

Landmark Center

0.8 mi / 1.29 km from the hotel
Originally built as a federal courthouse and post office, the Landmark Center provides a home for St. Paul’s music, theater, dance, and cinema communities while adding a stunning architectural accent to the city.

Minnesota Children’s Museum

0.56 mi / 0.9 km from the hotel
Fun for kids of all ages, Minnesota Children’s Museum offers a variety of interactive exhibits to challenge their minds and spark their imaginations.

Minnesota History Center

0.18 mi / 0.3 km from the hotel
In addition to interactive displays and exhibits, this educational center houses the Minnesota Historical Society library and archives.

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

0.65 mi / 1.05 km from the hotel
Enjoy a hit musical or immerse yourself in swelling scores performed by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra at this world-class arts venue.

Saint Paul RiverCentre

0.59 mi / 0.96 km from the hotel
Adjacent to Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul’s premier convention center welcomes an array of trade shows and exhibitions throughout the year.

Science Museum of Minnesota

0.7 mi / 1.12 km from the hotel
Get a healthy dose of learning and fun at this interactive museum featuring the Experiment Gallery, the Giant Astronaut, and the Omnitheater—a 90-foot dome screen showing mesmerizing short films.