Free parking is available in the Open Book lot adjacent to the building. Events in the building may limit availability. Please do not park in reserved spaces.
Metered street parking, pay lots and public ramps are all available nearby. Metrodome events can affect parking availability; click here for their event schedule. Please note most meters are active until 10pm.
Handicapped parking is free seven days a week in the Open Book lot; reserved spaces are located near both the front and rear entrances to the building.
Getting to MCBA
Minnesota Center for Book Arts is located in the Open Book building:
The Open Book building is located in downtown Minneapolis on Washington Ave. S. between 10th and 11th Avenues, near the University of Minnesotas West Bank campus and the Metrodome.
Bus: MCBA is located on Metro Transit bus routes 7 and 22. The nearest stop is right outside Open Book at Washington Ave. S. and 11th St.
Rail: We are located five blocks east of the Downtown East/Metrodome light rail station.
Bicycle: Bike racks are located in the front of the building along Washington Ave., as well as at the rear entrance of the building.
Driving Directions to MCBA:
MCBA's downtown location makes it a convenient destination to many hotels. We do not endorse, recommend or guarantee any hotel's availability or quality; the list of nearby hotels below is provided solely for the convenience of out-of-town visitors. For a complete listing of hotels, inns and B&Bs located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, please call the Minnesota Office of Tourism at 1.800.657.3700. They can also provide a state map. If you need additional information regarding visiting from out-of-town, please call MCBA at 612.215.2520.
Aloft Minneapolis (1 block from the Open Book building)
Holiday Inn Metrodome (3 blocks from the Open Book building)
Milwaukee Depot Hotels by Marriott (8 blocks from the Open Book building)
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