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Minnesota Department of Administration Building
Administration Building
50 Sherburne Ave.
Saint Paul, MN 55155

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Hours of Operation: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday

The building is located at the corner of Sherburne Avenue & Cedar Street. Public and disability access is at the front entrance on Sherburne Avenue.  All visitors must check-in with the Security Desk on the first floor.

How to Get Here

Access Information

Loading dock is located on Level E of the Administration Parking Ramp, entrance is on Capitol Boulevard.        

Building Occupants/Tenants

CAAPB - Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board
Department of Administration
Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Capitol Security

Conference Rooms

Conference Rooms 116B (seating capacity 40) and 116C (seating capacity 30) are located on the first floor, off the main lobby. Contact Admin Facilities Management Service Line at 651-201-2300 to schedule.


The Transportation Cafe is open on a trial basis depending on volume of customer patronage.
Hours:    Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
                Friday, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Rathskeller (Capitol) Cafe will remain open until the end of the legislative session.
Hours:    Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
                Friday, 8:00 am - 1:00 PM

All other cafeterias on the Capitol Complex remain closed

There is not an on-site cafeteria in this building. Vending machines available in the Brown Bag Bistro, located on the first floor, off the main lobby. Catering service is available from Taher Capitol Complex Dining Services at 651-224-3004.

Year Built/Architect

1967/Ellerbe Architects

Building Area

80,144 square feet

Key Contact Information

Admin Facilities Management Service Line: 651-201-2300                                  Administration Fire Drill            Administration Emergency Plan
Building Manager:  Sam Shafer
                                                                                                                                               691 Fire Drill        Evacuation Route 691

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