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South Dakota State Historical Society Museum

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We were here going some family research. The archive staff were just incredible! We helpful and... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Tacoma, Washington
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Well thought out facility.

The museum is well thought out and contains any number of items of interest. They are presented... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
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11 Sep 2017
“Great! ”
24 Aug 2017
“Well thought out facility.”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We were here going some family research. The archive staff were just incredible! We helpful and knowledge and polite. We cant thank the enough.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank markandrobin2
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The museum is well thought out and contains any number of items of interest. They are presented well, very good dialog backing up the displays. Recommended for all.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TravelHamOperator
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Native vegetation was transplanted to the front yard after construction. Only a modern building face shows, the whole building is underground. Many beautiful displays inside. Only about three dollars for entrance. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank norman v
Reviewed 7 June 2017

this was far and away the most surprising stop on our tour of central South Dakota. Travelling with a retired teacher, there was no way to escape it, but I thought I would be fatally bored for the hour or so we would visit. We...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank stlcathy
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Great place to get out and live the past history in South Dakota. Great for all ages, and the gift shop got kool items that you gift for your friends.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The State Historical Society has created an unusual and very interesting display of artifacts, stories and visuals about the history of the Dakotas and its pioneering people. This museum is good for adults and children. The historical society's extensive archives are housed in the same...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank billscobra
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