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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Museum and Archives hours and admission fees?
Museum Hours and Admission

The Museum is now closed to the public for renovations. Please visit to learn more about the remodel project. 

Archives Hours and Fees
Phone: 605-773-3804
Please call or visit the "Planning a Research Visit" page to learn more. The Archives Research Room is closed all state holidays.

Cultural Heritage Center Hours
Phone: 605-773-3458
The offices of the South Dakota State Historical Society are open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM The State Historical Society is closed all state holidays.
How do I get to the Cultural Heritage Center?
Take a look at our "Plan a Visit" page to learn more.
What are your upcoming events?
Visit our Calendar of Events page to learn more!
How do I become a member?
Check out the Membership page.
What are the benefits of being a member?
Find out on our Membership page!
How can I donate something to the society?
For archival material go to the archives donation page or call (605)773-3804.

For museum material go to the museum donation page.
Who do I contact with research questions?
Please call the Archives Reference Desk at 605-773-3804 or email
Can I rent part of your facility for an event?
Call 605-773-6000 for information on renting the facility.

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