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“Old Courthouse Museum - So glad we stopped for a visit” 5 of 5 stars
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Old Courthouse Museum
6th & Main St, Sioux Falls, SD
605 367 4210
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Ranked #8 of 60 things to do in Sioux Falls
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Beautifully restored 1800s quartzite building has three floors of regional history exhibits.
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“Old Courthouse Museum - So glad we stopped for a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A stop on the Sioux Falls Transit Trolley, this is a MUST !! Local and State history is abundant here, with many artifacts and helpful descriptions. In its time, this building was the biggest courthouse between Chicago and Denver. Now it's a GEM of a museum.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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“Beautiful Building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

They don't build them like this anymore. Turning this Old Courthouse into a Museum is wonderful.
There is a lot of History in this old building.
It is free, but please leave a donation to help preserve this work of art.

Visited August 2014
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Ethridge, Tennessee
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“Great History”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is a wonderful place to visit has free access only take donations if you like. There are some excellent exhibits of varying things, such as chairs through history, showing the likes of the Dental Chair for 1900, also Indian items, buffalo.

Visited July 2014
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Nebraska
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“Free museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Beautiful old courthouse building that has been preserved. Free admission. Interesting exhibits. Really enjoyed the exhibits with the builders of Sioux Falls and the different types of architecture. The old room that was the court room and gallery were also nice.

Visited July 2014
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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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“Didn't realize so many things in S.D.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This was an amazing structure & interior. Great exhibits. Very easy & pleasant. A lot of history, and we all enjoyed what we saw & read. Easy, easy.

Visited July 2014
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