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High-quality displays portray the area's history from prehistory through the recent present. Our... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
MarciaCD
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Osceola, Wisconsin, United States
So helpful and willing to accommodate

Visited family in Lemmon. We took my two daughters over to the museum. We were met by a very sweet... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
aksnowbunny031804
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Houston, Texas
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114 10th St W, Lemmon, SD 57638-2202
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

Much of the museum is about people I grew up knowing or knowing about in the Lemmon area. The dinosaur presentations are based on the creationist view of prehistory as seen by the triceratops sculpture at the entrance by local artist, John Lopez. Go if...More

Thank fatherdoninnyc
Reviewed July 9, 2018

High-quality displays portray the area's history from prehistory through the recent present. Our group of all ages ALL found something of interest: sculpture, prairie settlers, geology, Native Americans... Includes a gift shop.

Thank MarciaCD
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited family in Lemmon. We took my two daughters over to the museum. We were met by a very sweet lady. My oldest daughter is blind so I enquirers as to what she could and couldn’t touch. Most everything my daughter could touch. While we...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

It is, not only, an excellent example of local history, but also has some of John Lopez's best sculptures.

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

The breadth and depth of the exhibits not only show off the local history but also the regional period memorabilia.

Thank Steven J
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

This museum is a great place to visit our whole family enjoyed it. They have very cool displays from Dinosaurs to very old farming tools and much more.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed September 30, 2017

We travelled to Lemmon to see John Lopez's sculptures, one of which is outside, and one inside the museum and those alone were worth the visit there. However, the museum had much more than that. It had a large creationist 'science' section, the first like...More

Thank Penelope R
Reviewed August 20, 2017

This was a nice museum, which had some nice local fossil examples and some interesting historic piece. There was also some amazing bronze art by a local artist, which would be worth going to see all by itself (making use of existing/old metal to make...More

Thank enstrim
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

This museum has local treasures from cowboy days but focuses on local palentiological finds. Located on the main road it is impossible to miss. There are great displays on local cowboys, farmers, Native Americans, and their ties to the land and what lays beneath it....More

Thank 28world-traveler
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Learned a lot about dinosaur fossils and the early settler life. Did not know that you could you find fossils and petrified wood, right in someones back yard and you have to see the petrified park, it is AWESOME

Thank Timothy M
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