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Old Courthouse Museum

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6th & Main St, Sioux Falls, SD
+1 605-367-4210
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Worth a stop and FREE!

The old courthouse museum was a nice stop. We spent about an hour here but depending on your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Good for adults, but much of it is boring for children.

I enjoy this for the historical exhibits that are there, and I especially enjoy coming on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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6th & Main St, Sioux Falls, SD
+1 605-367-4210
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The old courthouse museum was a nice stop. We spent about an hour here but depending on your interest you could have spent up to about 2 hours I would estimate. It is wheel chair friendly. It had some great history of Sioux Falls. The...More

Thank LauraHenke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy this for the historical exhibits that are there, and I especially enjoy coming on the days/nights that special speakers or things like the bagpipes are playing. I would like to see more spots where chairs or benches could be set up between exhibits...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Changing exhibits through out the year. Local and State History, along with item specific displays, i.e. winter coats from past ages, bicycles from earlier years, etc.

Thank Evie R
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Pretty cool that they have maintained the old courthouse for folks to see how it was back then. It is a wee bit musty smelling but they have some hands-on activities for the kids that will make you forget about that musty smell.

Thank Greg V
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We enjoyed this museum as it gave us insight into South Dakota's history. At noon in the courthouse we enjoyed a reading of A Christmas Carol accompanied by great chamber music. Do enjoy when you go.

Thank Cameron1946
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We love the Old Courthouse! Our family members have had various events here; it is an excellent venue. It has very interesting local history. It's a beautiful place to visit.

Thank Allison G
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We toured the Old Courhouse Museum, there is a lot of local history there and definitely worth the time to check out all the exhibits. The tour is free and the museum employees are very friendly and knowlegeable.

Thank Allison B
Reviewed September 21, 2016

I understand it was built by the one architect they brag about around here, a certain Wallace Leroy Dow who was born in New Hampshire and who built basically everything they talk about in Sioux Falls: the Courthouse, the Jail, the house that Mr. Pettigrew...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We went on a day that was not so busy and really enjoyed ourselves. Make sure to visit and relieve history!

Thank Shelly O
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Well restored and interesting exhibits. Go to the second floor to see the actual old courthouse. Also, some good photo ops throughout the building.

Thank PeterT96815
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