Thornton Auditorium in Terrence Murphy Hall

Thornton Auditorium

Terrence Murphy Hall opened in downtown Minneapolis in 1992. It was the first of four buildings which make up the Minneapolis campus.

Thornton Auditorium is a large theatre style facility, equipped with full technology.

Hourly visitor parking is available in the parking ramp at 11th Street and Harmon Place, connected to St. Thomas via skyway. There are 10 hotels located within a six-block radius, making the venue an easy walk for your event attendees.

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Thornton Auditorium in Terrence Murphy Hall

Room features

  • 2,543 square feet
  • ADA accessible
  • Podium and microphones
  • LCD Projector and screen
  • Laptop hookup, HDMI and VGA
  • Touch panel A/V with rack audio control
  • WiFi
  • Tiered seating

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Thornton Auditorium

Seating capacity



Terrance Murphy Hall, second floor

Types of events

Conferences, lectures, seminars and more