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The South Dakota State Agricultural Heritage Museum

Address: 925 11th St, Brookings, SD 57006
Phone Number: 605-688-6226
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Ranked #6 of 7 Attractions in Brookings
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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East Newnan, Georgia, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

:The building are in Good repair , and the way that is all set up puts you right back in time . its a great 2 hr outing to burn off some stored up energy. and break up the CORN fields.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I don't think you need to be a farmer to find this place interesting. It's not mind blowing, but a cool look into the past.

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Brookings
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have seen young and old really enjoy the various displays. There is an original claim shanty in there, that one family lived in and had 2 children in before they had to fine a larger house, it is one room! And it is furnished with antiques such a s were used at the time. Also old machinery, a nice... More 

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Brookings, South Dakota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If restored farm machinery is your thing, this place can't be beat. The restorations are amazing. There are exhibits of farm life from the past and a very helpful staff that will answer any questions you might have. It's not a big museum but it is a fine one!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a quaint museum where you will get some feel for the history and times of growing up in rural South Dakota.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Whether you're from South Dakota or South America, it's likely that US agriculture has in some way impacted your life. The South Dakota State Agricultural Heritage Museum is a wonderful journey through the history of US agriculture and insight into how modern civilization is possible. The displays are carefully detailed and include everything from plows and tractors to domestic upkeep... More 

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Brookings, South Dakota
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63 reviews 63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Took our grandson tothe Ag Heritage Museum. He marveled at the big machines we used to use to farm, and got to milk a simulated cow withrubber udders, but it produced liquid. Also got to grind corn and gather eggs. Enjoyable labors.

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Thames Coast
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Fantastic displays. Loved the "smell" - very authentic.

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