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Journey Museum

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Address: 222 New York St, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: +1 605-394-6923
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Your Black Hills Journey starts here. The Journey Museum brings together...
Your Black Hills Journey starts here. The Journey Museum brings together four major prehistoric and historic collections to tell the complete story of the Western Great Plains - from the perspective of the Lakota people and the pioneers who shaped its past, to the scientists who now study it.
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Happy we went, better than I had invisioned.

After a long day of touring, I was not eager to go to this museum, even if it was on the agenda. I was pleasantly surprised about the museum and all it had to offer. I esp... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Calumet City, Illinois
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Calumet City, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

After a long day of touring, I was not eager to go to this museum, even if it was on the agenda. I was pleasantly surprised about the museum and all it had to offer. I esp. enjoyed all the volunteers that explained many of the exhibits. It is a great place to take kids as there are many hands... More 

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Docents were very informational in their tour and commentary. The museum actually opened its doors 15 mins early to accommodate my groups itinerary. Beautiful displays & nice gift shop with merchandise moderately priced. Clean restrooms.

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy day, and was not disappointed. Museum is laid out and presented very nicely. Lot of good information about the local area from ancient times to current times. nice museum for the kids too.

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Moreno Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We rode and boarded the Trolley from here and then checked out the Museum afterwards. It's a very nice Museum and full of quite a few things depicting the areas history. Plus the have a nice auditorium to show videos of all kinds of different things, it's all listed on a white board at the desk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

4 museums under one roof. Excellent. It flows very well. A lot of hands on areas for kids. Someone planned it well. So much information. Nice shop. It is easy to find. It is one of the stops for the Trolley.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stopped here on a group tour and I'm glad we did because it has a lot of really interesting exhibits.

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

They had a variety of good films that taught you about the Lakota and their beliefs. Interesting info but don't make it on the top of your travel list.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We visited here on a very quiet day and almost had the entire place to ourselves. The exhibits were well done, and there were lots of hands on activities for kids. We watched a couple of the videos and then our girls did a hands on experiment in the lobby. Overall, I would definitely recommend because it gives a lot... More 

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Deltona, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The staff here is very helpful. AND there are a lot of things that encourage children to touch or participate. It is actually a museum and learning center covering paleontology, archeology, Sioux Indian history and Rapid City History. Very interesting! Visit, bring the kids and let them touch!

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This museum and learning center serves to teach about the origins of this part of South Dakota so, for me, the educational experience was as good as the art experience. Some things I’ve seen numerous times in the mountain states: early western pioneer photos/artifacts and Native American displays. Indeed, there are four parts to this museum: Geology, Archaeological Research, Minnilusa... More 

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Additional Information about Journey Museum

Address: Address: 222 New York St, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: +1 605-394-6923
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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