Marvin, South Dakota
Saint Francis, South Dakota
Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Specialized
Located on the Rosebud Reservation, the Buechel Memorial Lakota Museum is dedicated to the acquisition, preservation and interpretive display of artifacts, photographs, documents and other similar materials relating to the Lakota culture and the history of St. Francis Mission.
Hill City, South Dakota
Culture, General, History, Specialized
"a museum in which the historical significance and accomplishments of the Civilian Conservation Corps are recognized and perpetuated."
Mitchell, South Dakota
Mitchell, South Dakota
Art, Children's, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Specialized
The rich history of the people who originally lived, and those who later settled the "Middle Border Region" is unbelievable here at Dakota Discovery Museum. From 1600 you can see the ways of the American Indian change and develop as the pioneer settlers move across the Middle Border Region. Indian artifacts include delicate porcupine quillwork and beadwork. There are changing exhibits of historical and artistic nature.
Armour, South Dakota
Culture, General, Historic House
he red brick building, which houses the Douglas County Museum, originally served as the offices of the County Auditor and Register of Deeds. It was built in 1902 because state law required county auditors and registrars to be located in fireproof buildings — at the time, the main courthouse was a frame structure. The cost of construction was $3,625.
Garretson, South Dakota
Culture, History, Historic House, Military
The Garretson Heritage Museum is an educational, cultural, and social learning center for children and families with a primary focus on history of our local area (Garretson, Sherman, and Booge; SD). The museum is governed by the Garretson Area Historical Society and many dedicated volunteers.
Gary, South Dakota
Cemetery, Children's, Culture, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Natural History, Park
Museum, log cabin, country school, old postoffice and general store, nature area, trout in creek on property, old jail house
Lake Preston, South Dakota
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Welcome to Lake Preston, South Dakota, strategically located on US Hwy 14 with unit train access to the DM&E Railroad. Nestled between Lake Thompson, Lake Henry, Lake Whitewood and Lake Preston, the area is paradise for hunters and fishermen. Over fifty businesses including a high-tech tool and die manufacturer call Lake Preston home, with agriculture supporting much of the economy with a full service agronomy center and elevator.
Custer, South Dakota
Art, Culture, Specialized
A museum of woodcarving, gallery, gift shop, carving studio, theater, and instructional carving plaza
Vermillion, South Dakota
Anthropology, Culture, Specialized, University
Founded in 1973 on the campus of The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, the National Music Museum (NMM) & Center for Study of the History of Musical Instruments is one of the great institutions of its kind in the world. Its renowned collections, which include more than 15,000 American, European, and non-Western instruments from virtually all cultures and historical periods, are the most inclusive anywhere.
Philip, South Dakota
Culture, History, Historic House
The Prairie Homestead was homsteaded By Ed Brown in 1909. The family lived here adding farmstead buildongs and fences until 1935. After this it was ocupied and maintained by a bachlor, George Car until 1949. It includes a sod dugout home and out buildings as if the people were living ther today. we also have a history room with manybooks on the period and a fine gift shop. The Prairie Homesteas was repaired and opend, buy my wife and I, to the public in 1963.
Scotland, South Dakota
Brookings, South Dakota
Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Science, Specialized, University
The museum tells the story of South Dakota's vast and varied agricultural past and the determination it took to survive on the land. Visitors will leave understanding the important role of agriculture in South Dakota's past, present and future.
Pierre, South Dakota
Archaeology, Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
Welcome to the South Dakota State Historical Society. Created by the Legislature in 1901, the Society has been the keeper of state’s history ever since. Today we operate five program areas—archaeology, archives, historic preservation, museum, and research and publishing. Explore South Dakota’s history—list your home on the National Register of Historic Places, read our publications, study in our research room, and visit our museum.
Wall, South Dakota
Art, Culture, History
This narrative museum tells the story of a small band of Lakota families who became the focus of the last major military operation of the U.S. Army in its centuries-long effort to subdue the Native American tribes.