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FACILITY RENTAL

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Whether hosting a party, family reunion, seminar, or business meeting; the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center has a rental space for you. Enjoy an award winning exhibit, shop at our museum store, and cater a great meal for your friends, family, or colleagues at the Cultural Heritage Center.

The South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center welcomes any business, individual, agency, or organization to rent meeting space at our location. The Cultural Heritage Center is available for meetings, workshops, parties, and presentations. Remember to contact us the next time you need affordable and unique meeting space in Pierre.

Available for:
Business Meetings
Trainings & Workshops
Group & Club Programs
Birthday & Retirement Parties
Wedding Receptions
Holiday Celebrations
Evening Rentals Available

Use permits are available by calling 605.773.6000 or to pick-up at the Administrative Office in the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center.

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Rental Spaces
*South Dakota State Historical Society members receive a reduced rate
Lobby
$200 *Member/$250 Non-Member
2,000 sq. ft. total special event area
100-150 Person capacity (standing room)
30-64 Person capacity for seated dinner

Education Room/Lobby
$200 *Member/$250 Non-Member

Education Room
$50 *Member/$75 Non-Member
645 sq. ft. total special event area
50 Person capacity theater style
30-48 Person capacity for seated dinner
Computer compatible projector
Video-Conferencing system

Observation Gallery
$100 *Member/$125 Non-Member
750 sq. ft. of 2nd floor gallery space
40 person capacity theater style
Conference table for 12 with chairs
Offers panoramic view of Pierre & Ft. Pierre
No food or drink permitted in gallery

Entire Facility
$250 *Member/$300 Non-Member
13,600 sq. ft. of museum gallery space
350 Person capacity
Gallery tours (available upon advanced request)
Includes rental of all public areas
No food or drink permitted in galleries

Available Equipment
Podium with amplification
Stacking chairs
Cushioned conference chairs
6’ conference tables and folding tables
8’ folding tables
Small round tables
Portable white board
Miscellaneous stanchions and velvet ropes
Piano
Computer compatible projector
DVD Player
Video-Conferencing system

Kitchenette
A small warming kitchen
Equipment includes: refrigerator, double sink, microwave, coffeepots, and small counter area.
Renter must furnish their own supplies

Public Hours of Operation
Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sundays & Holidays 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Extended Summer Hours
(Memorial Day and Labor Day)
Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Sundays & Holidays 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Evening rentals available.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and Easter.

Rental Policy
No activity or event may occur at the Cultural
Heritage Center without an approved Application for Use and an identified contact person. Use permits are available by calling 605.773.6000 or to pick-up at the Administrative Office in the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center.

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