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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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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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Great for all ages

So many things to see and do here for people of all ages. I love the pioneer section best but overall a fantastic family friendly museum. They offer many educational programs and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

So many things to see and do here for people of all ages. I love the pioneer section best but overall a fantastic family friendly museum. They offer many educational programs and exhibits through the year.

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

As a couple we spent over an hour here and thoroughly enjoyed it. But if you bring children here you will need to allow at least 2to 3 hours before you will be able to drag your children away!! Kids activities dotted throughout the exhibits are awesome and as a retired teacher I was greatly impressed by the ideas and... More 

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Gillette, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We stopped here while in Rapid city .Very cool place that talks about South Dakota history plus the interactive things to do we spent 2 Hours walking and looking at all this place has to offer . very worth the $ 10.00 . they play a video that starts with the beginning of the universe then on to pioneers and... More 

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Belleville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stopped here after going to Custer and Deadwood and regret not coming here first. It takes about 1 1/2 hours but it is so interesting and explains the area from the beginning of time to recent times. It explains the rock formations with great exhibits, shows and explains the rock strata that you see when driving, and also points... More 

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SAVAGE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stopped by this museum on a rainy day during our vacation. This place is a hidden gem! We had a fun time learning about the history of the Black Hills area. Everyone who works there was so helpful and friendly!

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Wroxall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Excellent museum explaining the history of the area from geology to recent history with lots for things for the kids to do. Only spent a couple of hours here but could have made it longer.

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White Bear Lake
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We spent a couple of wonderful hours in the Journey Museum. Everything about it was attractive and well done and it is definitely aimed at families with presentations of interest to all ages. Price was right, too.

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We visited the Journey Museum as part of a tour, and enjoyed it very much. The film presented was excellent as were the galleries. Many things were geared to children so would highly recommend to families.

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Saint Joseph
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

It is a very good museum. Filled with ample artifacts and information. We went twice and honestly once was enough. Not the best place for young children

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is a must if you visit Rapid City! We spent an hour while we were waiting on the trolley to come, but then realized how much more there was to see. Full of history and artifacts from the area. We ended up going back a second time to see it all. They have a very nice giftshop. Well worth... More 

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