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Address: 12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730
Phone Number: +1 605-673-4681
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Description: The mission of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is to protect and preserve...
The mission of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is to protect and preserve the culture, tradition and living heritage of the North American Indians. The Foundation demonstrates its commitment to this endeavor by continuing the progress on the world's largest sculptural undertaking by carving a memorial of Lakota leader Crazy Horse; by providing educational and cultural programming; by acting as a repository for American Indian artifacts, arts and crafts through the INDIAN MUSEUM OF NORTH AMERICA(R) and the NATIVE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL CENTER(R); and by establishing and operating the INDIAN UNIVERSITY OF NORTH AMERICA(R) and, when practical, a medical training center for American Indians.
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Yes, it is $28 for a car load (or $11 pp), but that revenue is helping to fund this memorials construction. If all you want to do is see the memorial and take a picture, you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Yes, it is $28 for a car load (or $11 pp), but that revenue is helping to fund this memorials construction. If all you want to do is see the memorial and take a picture, you can do ot from the highway. But if you want to learn, then go in. Progress is slow, but the scope of the project... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Just plain astonishing. I'm normally not very emotional but this really got to me - just because of the size. Make sure to tour the visitor's centre and to see the film they're showing there.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Here is a private, non-governmental, project of creating an image in the mountainside that will not be completed in my lifetime and probably not in the lifetime of my grandchildren. Unlike Mt. Rushmore, this is taking FOREVER. And, although it is impressive and will be even more so when completed, it smacks of total commercialism. Instead of pouring $$$$ into... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you're going to see Mt. Rushmore then take a few more minutes to see this. We paid $28 for a car load. It was impressive. I can't wait to come back and see how much more was done. Watch the movie in the lodge about the sculptor. You can actually go on a tour to the top but the... More 

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Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Privately operated, monument in the making. Interesting to see the progress made, and how the work is being done. Sculpter's studio, native crafts, excellent gift shop, night light shows and twice yearly "night blasts". Can easily fit into the same day as a visit to Jewel Cave.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had not planned on visiting Crazy Horse while on our trip, but as we were out driving, we passed it. We decided to go see how much the admission was and I was shocked! It was going to cost $28 to go in and see an unfinished product. What made it even worse was you can see the monument... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Was a little disappointed - wish more work was being done on it - understand not wanting government involvement - but there must be a better way - if finished faster, this could be a truly amazing site. Very nice shop there with super nice sales associates!! Loved being able to purchase some Native American made pieces.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This was our first time there. We were tired and not quite up for the additional bus ride to the monument itself so stayed at the visitor's center. It was very interesting, and we think it is worth the stop even though we had expected more.

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Miami Beach, Florida
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

$28 (for a family of three) gets you to the museum. At the museums you can view various scaled versions of the project. An extra $4 bus ride per person gets you a distant frontal view. $125pp gets you a close up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The day we went there was construction at the entrance as they were putting tar on the roads. The displays in the museum are beautifully done and take quite a bit of time to walk through. The view of Crazy Horse from the windows is very disappointing as you only see the side of his face unless you pay more... More 

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Address: Address: 12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730
Phone Number: +1 605-673-4681
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Crazy Horse

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