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Not a main attraction, but a history buff's goldmine

This museum has some very interesting historical information and artifacts that make it worth the... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Donovan L
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Huntersville, North Carolina
Here comes the calvary

What a great tribute to the Calvary. Wonderful buildings and collection of articles. Front desk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Larry W
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Wallace
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great tribute to the Calvary. Wonderful buildings and collection of articles. Front desk person was very knowledgeable and very friendly. Started with interesting film.

Thank Larry W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Thouroughly enjoyed visiting the fort and museum. Many historical items were on display. A must see when visiting Sturgis, SD

Thank 47irenes
Reviewed August 2, 2018

This Museum gives an excellent overview to the area from the time when the only people here where First Nations nomadic tribes to when white fur trappers and traders came and on up to the time of the wagon trains and inevitable friction with the...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

This museum has some very interesting historical information and artifacts that make it worth the 90-120 minutes you will go through it. It has a very old feel to it, because it is actually an active military installation where Army National Guard training goes on...More

1  Thank Donovan L
Reviewed June 20, 2018

It is located about a mile east of Sturgis. It is worth a visit if you are in the area, BUT it is not a must see and do attraction. There are several interesting historical exhibits. The colorful military career of Major Marcus Reno was...More

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Granted it is not one of the best museums we have been to, but it was informative and interesting. Drive the old Fort Meade area and see the other buildings.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

Nothing here. Total waste of time. If there are any historical sites here, there are no signs or directions.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed June 2, 2017

To honor our veterans a trip to this museum is worth your time. Ft. Meade has been active throughout the beginning and been through so much. Very interesting.

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Reviewed December 27, 2016

If you want a place to get away from the motorcycles of the Sturgis Rally, this is the place to go and see history. The place is just so pleasant and is beautiful. It will be on our go to place. If you like Military...More

3  Thank PHILOMENA F
Reviewed November 29, 2016

The museum is small but a lot of stuff displayed orderly. Gives a good overview of the history of Fort Meade. It has never been real busy at the times I visited. I like the fact that it isn't large and overwhelming. For a small...More

1  Thank RUSSELL B
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Response from RUSSELL B | Reviewed this property |
9 am to 5 pm.
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Response from RUSSELL B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was named after George G. Meade but the fort was established in 1878-1879 to protect settlers that came into the Black Hills following the discovery of gold by the Custer Expedition in 1874.
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