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Wounded Knee: The Museum

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Address: 600 Main St, Box 348, Wall, SD 57790
Phone Number: +1 605-279-2573
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Opens May 18, 2015 - October 4,

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Nice little museum

Well laid out. A bit of an odd location, being a small area in an otherwise vacant large building. Within a block of Wall Drug and just behind the Sunshine Inn.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Well laid out. A bit of an odd location, being a small area in an otherwise vacant large building. Within a block of Wall Drug and just behind the Sunshine Inn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

After visiting the massacre site a week earlier this was perfect for more education on it. It's very sad but important to not forget.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I'm going to give this a good review based on their website - the day we tried to visit, the doors were propped open but there was nobody in site. We had our $ ready to pay the admission, but there were no signs of which way to go into the museum. I was disappointed because I was so excited... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We enjoyed visiting this museum. Cost to get in was reasonable. Recommended for older kids and families. Lots of reading to understand the information. I believe this museum just opened in this location. Looks like they were still working on other sections of the building.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

So much information is available in the museum in print and via the video. The stories of those who survived and the descendants are so heart breaking. One of many sad parts of America's history. Such a travesty and one of many dark blots of our past. Very educational for those who do not know about Wounded Knee and the... More 

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Clarkdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Look, we all know you're here to see Wall Drug and maybe the Badlands.... and you should. BUT.... take an hour or two and visit this museum and learn about some history from our native Americans. A really nice, small museum right downtown. A short film and then see displays telling the history of events leading to this terrible massacre.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The exhibition is very well done and tells the story of Wounded Knee -- and puts those events in context of the shameful treatment of Native American Indians in South Dakota. Right across the street from Wall Drug -- everyone should take the time to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This museum tells about the Massacre from the Indian perspective, not the USG side that we usually hear. For that alone, it's worth the visit. The site of the Massacre on the Pine Ridge Reservation has not been developed/maintained, so this is the best place to learn about this very important piece of Lakota Sioux history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stopped here at Wounded knee not really knowing what to expect. They have a short video about the history and a lot of artifacts with informative signs. It was kind of heartbreaking learning about how The Native Americans were treated. I would've liked to of gone to the actual site but it was pretty far away

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Lots of good information and material if you like to read. Not where the battle was fought though. Kinda disappointed

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Additional Information about Wounded Knee: The Museum

Address: 600 Main St, Box 348, Wall, SD 57790
Phone Number: +1 605-279-2573
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Wall
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 6

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