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Old Courthouse Museum

Open Now: 08:00 - 17:00
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Interesting museum!

We have visited the Old Courthouse Museum several times. The staff is always helpful and the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Nice art everywhere.

If you are walking around downtown, this an good place to stop and see some of the history of the... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Canton, Georgia
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Beautifully restored 1800s quartzite building has three floors of regional history exhibits.
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6th & Main St, Sioux Falls, SD
+1 605-367-4210
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All reviews beautiful building interesting exhibits clock tower court room exhibits change several floors local history world war three story on display different parts old gas station donations accepted great collection native americans nice stop south dakota
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had such high hopes for the Museum. Was sadly disappointed. For being an old courthouse, you would think that you would have history of different court cases and law items.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tchelle1111
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We have visited the Old Courthouse Museum several times. The staff is always helpful and the exhibits are interesting. We keep coming back!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

If you are walking around downtown, this an good place to stop and see some of the history of the area and get an overview of the street art that covers the downtown area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BillUsma74
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Old Minnehaha County Courthouse was the seat of government of Minnehaha County from 1890 to 1962. Located at Main Avenue and 6th Street in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, it is one of the oldest buildings in Sioux Falls. Built in 1890, the Romanesque Revival...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is a free museum and a nice stop, it takes about 45 minutes to see the whole thing. The exhibits themselves are okay, but not anything amazing. The building, however is stunning, especially upstairs the in courtrooms. Worth the trip for that alone.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We are glad we stopped by to check out what was hidden inside. It was so interesting to learn about various eras through the history of time. So much history here. Small gift store there too. No admission charge. Feee parking on a Sunday. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The craftsmanship of this building is amazing! It is well kept and easy to find. Lots of local history on display.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mary K
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a great place to stop for an hour or so, especially in the heat of the day, to learn a little bit about the local area. The building itself is worth the visit but we thought they also did a great job with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Curt S
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

As someone who is not from siouxfalls, or even South Dakota, it was interesting to learn more of the history behind the town and see some historical artifacts like the world war artifacts and the doctor sections. The building is well preserved as well, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank davidrI1233ES
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Took my younger kids here as they were getting antsy while my older kids were in a 4H meeting. There was just enough there for them to have some fun. Not going to spend a whole day there, but worth the stop if you are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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