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Dakota Discovery Museum

Mitchell, SD

Learn about American Indian and settlement life on the prairies of the Dakotas, visit the Oscar Howe and Charles Hargens Art Galleries, tour a 1884 one-room schoolhouse, a 1914 train depot, a 1908 country church, and the 1886 Italianate-Victorian style home of Louis Beckwith, co-founder of the Corn Palace. Also visit Discoveryland, a hands-on family activity area sure to please the kids!

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1300 McGovern Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301






Phone: 605-996-2122


History & Culture

Summer Hours: May & September 9 am - 5 pm, closed Sunday & Wednesday

June - August 9 am - 7 pm, closed Sunday & Wednesday

Winter Hours: October - April 10 am - 4 pm, closed Sunday & Monday

Child (5 & under)    FREE

Youth (6-17)             $3.00

Adults (18-62)         $7.00

Senior (63+)            $6.00

Adult Group Rate (10+)   $3.50

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VALID DATES: 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015

Discover Mitchell's Corn Palace

Starting at $160.00 Family of Four

Visit the world's only Corn Palace, South Dakota's uniquely American folk art icon located in Mitchell. This free attraction is a-maize-ing