Digital Outreach

Click above for our digital offerings including a variety of activities from word searches to crafts to crossword puzzles. Digital files of our traveling exhibits. As well as our public program activities.

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.


Monday through Saturday

9:00 AM to 6:30 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


South Dakota Resident Free
South Dakota Historical Society Member Free
Adults $8.00
Children (17 and under) Free
Seniors (60 and over) $6.00


Special discounts for AAA members 

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




South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center
900 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501

Get travel inspiration from the Pierre Travel Guide 


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