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Address: 131 N. Duluth Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone Number: 605-367-7097
Description: Restored 1889 Queen Anne style home of South Dakota's first senator, R.F...
Restored 1889 Queen Anne style home of South Dakota's first senator, R.F. Pettigrew.
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Such a beautiful Victorian home

We only had an hour left to check out this museum before it closed for the day, but it was great. We watched the ten minute video about Mr Pettigrew before doing the tour of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Melanie C
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We only had an hour left to check out this museum before it closed for the day, but it was great. We watched the ten minute video about Mr Pettigrew before doing the tour of the house side. The house was just beautiful, and you learn a lot of neat things about the house like what it took to run... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Walking through the exhibits by yourself would probably not be the way to go. We did the 30 minute tour and learned lots of interesting facts. A great little free museum if you are looking for something to do on a rainy day.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

it shows how sioux falls and south dakota was started and by who . who was here and who came to it and made it their home.lot of things from different time periods

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nashville
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Amazing the history of Sioux Falls & the founding fathers! We've been to the Pettigrew Home on several occasions. Most of our site seeing is done when we have visitors; but this site my hubby & I did by ourselves first. Then we revisited with company.

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Erie
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A gorgeous old home to tour, many surprising features like outside wall covered with petrified wood, and L.C. Tiffany lamps and ceiling light fixtures. Also very nice that it is open every day from noon to 5, and is free, donations accepted. Nice college student docent, they have a bit reference book with photos and more info on every item... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We love visiting old homes and this one was worth visiting. We received a guided tour through the home which included a history of Mr. Petitigrew and the home. After the tour we viewed the museum and interesting items, including a mammoth bone. They also had hands on displays which was nice for kids. Would recommend to others to visit,... More 

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Sioux Falls, SD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a neat home if you like old school architecture and stone work. The house is built from local Sioux Quartzite and Petrified wood. Plus Pettigrew did some great things in South Dakota's infancy. Lots of neat South Dakota History.

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Manassas, Virginia
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33 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Free admission to this home and museum. We were glad we went. The workmanship of the home was beautiful. We liked learning the history of Mr. Pettigrew.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Filled with wonderful artifacts of just about everything and so very interesting. If you would like to see how their displays represent the old west and many other items of interest they have collected in one house, this is the place to come. Well worth my time.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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38 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The Pettigrew museum was great. We went as a family. It had lots of history & enchantment. The house, beautiful. The displays were really nice. I did not know anything about the history of Sioux Falls & this explained & told tales that kept us interested & we learned about the origins of that city. loved it!

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Address: Address: 131 N. Duluth Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone Number: 605-367-7097
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Sioux Falls

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