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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 - 5:30 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Opens May 18, 2015 - October 4,

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A New Perspective

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Falls Church, VA
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Falls Church, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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Centennial, Colorado
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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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The display material in this must stop at little museum tells the story of the Wouned Knee massacre in great detail. There is also a film show that brings it all to life.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We just happened upon this museum at the end of the block from Wall Drug and decided to go in to see. The exhibit was very well done and highlighed the atrocities that happened to the Lakota at Wounded Knee. It was very moving and prompted us to get in the car and drive down to see the Wounded Knee... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We were lucky to visit on the day that they reopened although the web site said they were always open. The Wounded Knee story is a tragic incident in American history and the open portion of the museum did a good job in recounting the history with a film and exhibits. Lots of open space, so I assume they're still... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This place is pretty far from the actual Wounded Knee, it was a nice experience to stop by and read about the treatment the Indians got from the US Govt. But the best place to be is actually at Wounded Knee

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Going to this museum to experience Wounded Knee is like going to The Olive Garden to experience Italy. The site of Wounded Knee is actually about 100 miles south of Wall. On any given day there are local people there who can give you a ton of information about the history of Wounded Knee. The site of Wounded Knee is... More 

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Shelton, Nebraska, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We saw on the website via Tripadvisor that they were open. Signs all over say that they are closed for the season. No where could we find when they open. Just thought that I would post this, so that others don't make the same mistake. It is a nice building, so I'm sure that there is great information on the... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Being history buffs, we thoroughly enjoyed our time there learning about the treatment of the native Americans by the U.S. government. Because my husband is a slow reader we spent 1 1/2 to 2 hours there. Definitely a.place to see if you have an interest in American history.

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Additional Information about Wounded Knee: The Museum

Address: 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 - 5:30 am
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 am
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 6

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