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State Auctions

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Have Surplus Items?

We can help you prepare them for reuse or resale! Head to the agency info page for more information and to get started.

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Auction Schedule

The State of Minnesota holds numerous live auctions through the year. Check the schedule page to see all upcoming auctions.

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Auction Results

Following an auction, results are posted on MinnBid. View the results from the most recent live auction, as well as archived results for 2016 - 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007.

Welcome to the State of Minnesota Auction Page. When the state has surplus property, the Department of Administration prepares it for sale or reuse. This website has details on upcoming state auctions, including schedules and items listings, as well as other facts and resources.

If you have questions or need assistance, call the Auction Hotline at 651-296-1056 for recorded auction messages or 651-201-2778 to talk to a staff person. More contact information is available on the Contact Us page.

Live Auctions

The state holds about a dozen live auctions each year in different locations across Minnesota. To participate in live auctions, view the schedule page and registration page for more information.


Online Auctions

In addition to live auctions, the state makes surplus property available for bid online at the state's official auction website, Be sure to view auction terms and conditions before participating.

The United States General Services Administration (GSA) periodically has items for online auction in Minnesota, listed at To view items, use the Browse by Location tab and choose Minnesota. Go to to bid.

Sealed Bid Sales

The state sometimes auctions off surplus property via sealed bid sales. New sealed bid sales will be posted to this site.

Current Sealed Bid Sales

There are currently no sealed bid sales available.

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