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About the Museum


South Dakota is a land of countless stories- begin your journey of discovery at the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society. Meet people living in exciting places during adventurous times: from the horse cultures of the Northern Plains to gutsy homesteaders, including some contemporary leaders and community builders, you will meet the diversity of people that make South Dakota a special place when you plan your visit to the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center.

Museum Mission

The mission of the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society is to promote an understanding and appreciation of South Dakota's rich heritage and complex history through collections, exhibits, programs and events that engage and inspire people to explore history's impact.

Hours 

Memorial Day Through Labor Day

Extended Summer Hours

 

Monday through Saturday

9:00 AM to 6:30 PM

 

Sundays & Holidays

1:00 PM to 4:30 PM 

Labor Day through Memorial Day

 

Monday through Saturday

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

 

Sundays & Holidays

1:00 PM to 4:30 PM  

 

The Museum is closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

 

Museum Gallery Admission

 

Child (17 and under)- Free

Adults- $4.00

Seniors (60 and over)- $3.00

Historical Society Members- Free

 

Special discounts for AAA members 

Free admission to galleries for all visitors the first Sunday of the month

 

 

Location

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center
900 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3458



 


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