Ample parking is available close to our downtown campus in ramps, surface lots, and on surrounding streets. Please note that parking during Metrodome events is often hard to find in the immediate area.
Patient and Visitor Valet Parking
Valet parking is available Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) at a flat rate of $5 for patients and visitors at these entrances:
- 716 South 7th Street Entrance
Purple Building (7:30AM to 6PM)
- 913 South 7th Street Entrance
Blue Building (7:00AM to 6PM)
Discounted parking for patients, families, and visitors is available in the following ramps. For detailed information about the discounts, please see the section below.
HCMC Parking Ramp
The HCMC Ramp serves employees, patients, and visitors. The entrances to the HCMC Parking Ramp are at 615 S. 6th St. and 614 S. 7th St. (between Park and Portland Avenues). A skyway from the ramp leads directly to the Purple Building and continues through all buildings on campus.
Patient and Handicapped-Accessible Parking
Parking spaces have been reserved exclusively for patients between the 2nd and 3rd floors in the HCMC Ramp. Handicapped-accessible parking is located on the 6th level of the ramp near the elevators.
The HCMC Ramp is fully automated. Patients and visitors who park in ramp must pay their parking fees using the self-service pay station located in the ramp’s skyway-level elevator lobby. Please remember to take your parking ticket from the entrance gate with you to use at the pay station. It accepts cash and credit cards, and it is able to read discount validation tickets. Once the transaction is complete, you will receive a final ticket for the exit gate.
General Public Rates
|0 - 20 minutes||No charge|
|20 minutes to 1 hour||$2.00|
|1 - 2 hours||$4.00|
|2 - 3 hours||$6.00|
|3 - 4 hours||$7.00|
|4 - 12 hours||$8.00|
|12 - 24 hours||$10.00|
“Hospital” Parking Ramp
The entrances to the “Hospital” Parking Ramp are at 8th or 9th Street (off Chicago Avenue). The ramp is connected to the Parkside Professional Building and by tunnel to the Blue Building.
Handicapped-accessible parking is located on Street Level E in the "Hospital" Parking Ramp.
Pay the parking attendant when exiting. HCMC discount validation tickets are accepted.
If you have any questions about parking in the “Hospital” Parking Ramp, call (612) 332-0391.
Discounted Ramp Parking for Patients, Families & Visitors
Hennepin offers a number of discounted parking options for our patients and visitors in the HCMC Ramp and/or "Hospital" Parking Ramp. Please note that not all discounts are available in both ramps. Parking discounts are not available in any of the local surface parking lots.
|Patient / Visitor||Discounts available||Ramp(s) where discounts apply|
|Clinic patients, inpatients and visitors||Discounted hourly parking rate if parked for more than 1 hour. Request validation ticket in your clinic or inpatient unit.||HCMC Ramp and "Hospital" Parking Ramp|
Please Note: Discount honored in HCMC Parking Ramp during Metrodome events. Please inform attendant that you are patient/visitor.
|Long-Term Inpatient Parking||Discounted multi-use validation tickets for families and friends of patients with prolonged hospitalizations (more than 5 days). Contact the Parking Office at (612) 873-2359.||HCMC Ramp ONLY|
Other Area Parking
Metered Parking, City of Minneapolis
Meters Strictly Enforced – Information is listed on each meter