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“Walk back in time.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pettigrew Home & Museum

Pettigrew Home & Museum
131 N. Duluth Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605-367-7097
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Ranked #10 of 25 Attractions in Sioux Falls
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Owner description: Restored 1889 Queen Anne style home of South Dakota's first senator, R.F. Pettigrew.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Walk back in time.”
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.

Visited September 2013
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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Excellent Historic House”
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!

Visited July 2014
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“Beautiful home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

You can clearly see how the rich and prominent people of this city lived in the days past. Fully restored with great artifacts of the time. Many history lessons can be learned about the city. Only bad part was they do not allow you to take pictures.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“Senator's home and his collections”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The house, built in 1889, was purchased by Senator Pettigrew in 1911. It offers a look at how the upper crust lived in that era. The senator was a collector and amateur archeologist and built the attached museum (made in part from petrified wood) to showcase his finds. An interesting, low cost (free) place to visit.

Visited July 2014
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“History of an influential man & area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Beautiful, well kept 120+ year old home. Full of artifacts, displays, articles, etc. Very knowledgeable volunteers to help guide you through by telling the story, answering questions.

Visited August 2013
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