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Minneapolis Convention Center

The Minneapolis Convention Center - located in the heart of the downtown - hosts events and conventions for international to local clientele. Providing innovative meeting solutions, it boasts a state-of-the-art auditorium, superb production capabilities and flexible technology options.



A 900-space underground ramp across the street is connected by skyway to the Minneapolis Convention Center. 8,000 additional spaces are within a 4-block radius. Click here for downloadable parking maps.

Handicap Accessibility

Restrooms, telephone banks and public elevators are all handicapped accessible. The building also has ramp curb cuts and power-operated doors.  TDD access is available in the main lobby and administration office.

Wheelchair and Mobilized Scooter Rental

The Minneapolis Convention Center offers half-day and full-day rental of wheelchairs and mobility scooters.  The Mobility Shop is the exclusive on-site provider for mobility equipment at the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC). The Mobility Shop makes it easy for you to rent equipment. By connecting to - you can reserve your mobility equipment on-line prior to your arrival. Or if you would be more comfortable, contact the Mobility shop toll free at 888-404-5554.

The Mobility Shop provides state-of-the-art mobility equipment which includes power operated vehicles (scooter) or manual wheelchairs. The Mobility Shop recommends reserving your equipment in advance to insure its availability. All equipment is picked up and returned on-site at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

  • Forms of Payment
    All transactions must be processed with a Visa, Mastercard, or Discover. Checks and cash will not be accepted.
  • Renting
    Minneapolis Convention Center Guests can pre-register and reserve their mobility equipment or register on-site. MCC Guests that inquire about on-site rentals can check with concierges personnel at the Visitor Information Center located in the main lobby on ground level.
  • Rates
    Minneapolis Convention Center Guests that pre-register will pay the full-day rate:
    • Mobility Scooter: Full-day/$50.00 per day
    • Manual Wheelchair: Full-day/$20.00 per day
    Minneapolis Convention Center Guests that on-site register have the option to pay the full-day or half-day rate:
    • Mobility Scooter: Half-day/Four (4) hour minimum $35.00 per day
    • Manual Wheelchair: Half-day/Four (4) hour minimum $10.00 per day
    Guests will be refunded $15.00 for the scooter or $10.00 for the wheelchair if returned within four (4) hours.

Mobility equipment cannot depart the MCC premises. Overnight use of mobility equipment is prohibited, mobility equipment must be returned prior to departure from the convention center facilities.

Minneapolis Accessibility

For mature travelers and travelers with disabilities, getting around a city can be a challenging proposition. With the Minnesota Travel Guide for Persons with Disabilities, you'll get complete accessiblility information for Minneapolis destinations, restaurants, attractions, casinos, the Minneapolois Convention Center and more.

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