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Address: 601 N. Main, Mitchell, SD 57301
Phone Number: (605) 995-8427
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Description: This ornate auditorium has served as a meeting place and performing venue...
This ornate auditorium has served as a meeting place and performing venue for more than 75 years.
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Lights obscure scenes

Wanted to see the corn paintings on the front and sides of the building, and were. Not able to get there until after dusk. The lights framing each scene are so bright the scenes... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Cool place for a quick visit. You can take your time and look around or make a quick look if you're short on time. We bought a large bag of flavored popcorn to share between us. It felt like the thing to do at the Corn Palace. The other gift shops in the area were fun too.

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Waseca, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We visited this en route to Badlands and Black Hills vacation. Building was cool, but ininteresting. Very museum like, not kid friendly.

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Twin Cities, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Wanted to see the corn paintings on the front and sides of the building, and were. Not able to get there until after dusk. The lights framing each scene are so bright the scenes themselves are hardly viewable.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

My brother-in-law told us we had to stop, so we did! It actually has quite a history told on boards and murals throughout the interior halls which dates back to the late 1800's. The exterior murals are made of corn and corn products and changed out every year. It was interesting to see the designs and to read what influenced... More 

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Alliston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is interesting, and I'm glad we stopped. The décor changes annually, from pictures that were included on the interior it would appear that more work was put into prior years. The movie was interesting. Recommended by a friend as something we had to check out, I'm glad we did. Obviously a lot of work involved in keeping a place... More 

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Bit of a random infamous local landmark just off the highway. Large corn-themed 'palace' come sport hall/function center. A unique stop if you need a break on a roadtrip. A corn-ucopia of corn souvenirs if you are into that kind of thing. In fairness the pop corn was pretty good

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Neosho, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I first visited the Corn Palace about 50 years ago. My only memories of that trip where the corn palace is made of corn. As an adult of course I realize the whole building isn't made of corn, but it is definitely decorated by corn. It is quite a site to see. They have a nice gift shop and concessions... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Corn Palace was a fascinating idea by the people of Mitchell to bring attention to their town in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Although it's kept going, today it's nothing like the level of decoration it had in the past, and the exterior was bit disappointing (the marquee of the building had an adhesive sign with photographs of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Because there was a carnival, some sort of accident and police detours around the Corn Palace, we viewed it from the outside only and I'm pretty sure that was enough. We certainly appreciate the creativity and I wouldn't go to Mitchell without seeing it - but for us, once is enough.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This place is worth seeing. It is a unique venue, for sure. The outside of the building is decorated in different colors of corn cobs and husks. Apparently, this is changed every year, and the corn they use is grown in the area just for this purpose. There are some displays inside that describe the history of the building, and... More 

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