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Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries

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Address: 606 Main Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: 605-342-3086
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Description: To some, we are a Native American art gallery; to others, we are a trading...
To some, we are a Native American art gallery; to others, we are a trading post reminiscent of days gone by. On the corner of 6th Street and Main in downtown Rapid City, Prairie Edge stands two stories high and stretches out for half a block as a brick, wood, and glass storefront that has been restored to its original 19th century glory. Inside, the hardwood floors and polished cabinetry bring to mind the spirit of the Old West, while the distinct smell of sweetgrass and soft sound of a Lakota flute evoke the mystique of the Plains Indian culture.
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Awesome Shopping Experience

This is one of the most unique places to stop and shop or browse in Rapid City. Lots of Natibve American goods along with tourism related items. A very special stop....don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most unique places to stop and shop or browse in Rapid City. Lots of Natibve American goods along with tourism related items. A very special stop....don't miss it!!

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Lonesome Dove
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Phenomenal service and really amazing selection. The staff here is clearly the best in town. This is an absolute must for any traveler.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Really cool stuff, some made by local artists. Fun things to see, such as native american art crafts and cultural items. Kind of spendy.

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Pierre, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The craftmenship is wonderful. Some of the items are a little expensive. They have art work, books, just about something for everyone.

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Sturgis, South Dakota
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Prairie Edge is well worth a stop. They have fantastic art. Don't forget to go upstairs and check things out.

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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I live in the same town as Prairie Edge and it's my all-time favorite shop...hands down! The building itself is beautiful. The gift area is full of unique pieces. There's a book store with amazing books. The jewelry....the drums... but the art gallery in the upper level...I could spend an hour or more up there and be happy. This place... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is an experience to visit, especially if you love native american art. I love the glass bead gallery but rarely can I afford something from the glass cases- at bit high priced- even the star quilts which are okay in quality fabric and design. I do love to shop there.

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Belgrade
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a great place to see some History (retail store) and fun to browse thru. I found another Indian history book to add to my collection. I like the fact they have Indian artists working on the premise. The value seems good when you get to seem them work.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

some of the best native american art work done in the northern united states. I and my friend are natives he is a north Dakota native and I'm an Oglala souix. his family comes all the way from north Dakota to come to this store for shopping. as well as family and friends from my tribe. we get all our... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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141 reviews 141 reviews
34 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Wonderful place to wander and explore fun artists and get a feel for the country. It is almost like a museum with the opportunity to purchase. Great bookstore hidden in the back too.

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