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Address: Custer, SD
Description: This 1930s structure, named after a former South Dakota governor, is...
This 1930s structure, named after a former South Dakota governor, is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.
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If you have never been to the area I think its worth a stop as the employees are very helpful and informative

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Watertown, South Dakota
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Check out this Visitor Centre, before you explore the area, nearby. You will appreciate what you are seeing, as a result of your visit to this centre.

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Watertown, South Dakota
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154 reviews 154 reviews
60 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you have never been to the area I think its worth a stop as the employees are very helpful and informative

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Fremont, California
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1,453 attraction reviews
1,354 helpful votes 1,354 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

While this is a small to mid size visitor center, for a state park it is excellent. There are exhibits. The park staff here is also very informative. There is a large parking lot by the center to park at. Of all the places in the Black Hills we visited we loved Custer State Park the most. Since we were... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a very informative center with lots of displays that all ages can enjoy. Staff was very friendly in answering questions and helping plan routes to other scenic areas.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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283 reviews 283 reviews
161 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Small visitor center with interesting displays. Good place for a break in the drive and to learn about the place you are and what to see and do.

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Minot, North Dakota
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111 reviews 111 reviews
39 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We like to stop and Peter Norbeck Visitors Center since it is near many nice attractions and the State Game Lodge. After a long drive, or even a short one, it is nice to stop to use clean rest rooms, grab some brochures, enjoy air conditioning (in summer) and see what is new. There is ample parking most of the... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My grandkids were excited about working on another junior ranger program after a wonderful experience at Mount Rushmore. When my daughter inquired about the program, the ranger immediately told her that it would probably be impossible for my grandkids to earn their badge. She then proceeded to watch them closely and discovered big sister Hannah helping her eight year old... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States
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11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We visited in order to kill some time before starting on our nature hike -- and were glad we did! The center has excellent dioramas and placards detailing the history and particulars of Custer State Park, and especially its bison. The whole facility was very nice, including the restrooms!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Historic building with a display giving you history of the area. While there a little girl received her Junior Naturalist badge. The naturalist really made it special and all there stopped briefly for the presentation of this proud moment. Though temporary staff, they were helpful and pleasant.

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Minnesota
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116 reviews 116 reviews
40 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Just the building itself is something to admire. Very informative, too. Near the State game lodge. Now that we've visited a few times we don't stop in here, but for a first time visitor it is a must! The creekside bike trail is across the road which is a great little bike ride if you can.

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