The people in the state of South Dakota, have a great appreciation for the history of their state and being able to get out of the house and go to a museum to view artifacts and artwork pertaining to their home land, can be inspiring and thrilling! The following museums are great places of artistic and informational discovery.
South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum is dedicated to preserving our rich agricultural history and rural heritage. Their impressive collections and exhibits depict technology, crops, and livestock. In addition the exhibits examine human experiences, institutions, and cultures that were shaped by the state's rural landscape and diverse environment. You can read more about this museum at his agmuseum.com.
Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries features the finest collection of Native American art, crafts, books, music and cultural artifact reproductions.
This American Indian arts and crafts store serves as a venue for regional Native American artists, as well as a few Non-Native American artists, to share the inspirational beauty of the American Indian culture and history.
You can read more about this amazing place at the website prairieedge.com.
South Dakota Art Museum houses over 6,500 works of art including paintings from South Dakota notable figure Harvey Dunn. Committed to pushing art past its limits; contemporary art with a unique Museum Store.
You can read more about this impressive art museum at the website southdakotaartmuseum.com.
The Journey Museum is the education venue that serves as a forum to preserve and explore the heritage of the cultures of the Black Hills region and the knowledge of its natural environment to understand and value our past, enrich our present, and meet the challenges of the future.
You can read more about this impressive museum at journeymuseum.org.
When you step into the Dacotah Prairie Museum, you step back in time over 100 years ago to witness the people, progress and natural history that combined to propel the prairie region into existence.
You can read more about the Dacotah Prairie Museum at the website dacotahprairiemuseum.com.
The South Dakota Discovery Center has developed, in partnership with the 21st Century Learning Project, two family science nights kits: Water Festival and Build It. The festivals offer multiple hands-on activity stations for families to do together. You can read more about this cool place at the website sd-discovery.org.
Motion Unlimited Museum, is the heart and soul of Bill and Peggy Napoli. From the time Bill was 9 years old and owned his very first 1940 Ford pickup, his goal was to own and operate a fine automobile museum. Not just a dingy old bunch of buildings full of dirty old cars, but a beautiful place to showcase the antique and classic cars and motorcycles Bill and Peggy have painstakingly restored themselves since they married in 1969. You can read more about this unique South Dakota museum at this website motionunlimitedmuseum.com.
Enjoy cowboy art, native american art, cowboy exhibits, reinactments, and much much more at Western Heritage Center.
You can read more about this interesting place at westernheritagecenter.com.