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“Nice exhibit for those who enjoy history”

USS South Dakota Battleship Memorial
Ranked #9 of 70 things to do in Sioux Falls
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Owner description: Honoring the most decorated battleship of World War II, this memorial is a full-size outline of the ship with artifacts from the ship positioned in it.
Reviewed July 28, 2014

Though not the entire ship, there are parts of it and artifacts. Enjoyed the personal stories and displays. Free!

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Reviewed July 15, 2014

We enjoyed our stop here a couple of years ago. Interesting history of the Battleship South Dakota. Free!

1  Thank MarthaSY
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

A very nice and free exhibit of the US battleship South Dakota. Though not a complete ship, the display brings it to life. The museum is also a nice display of artifacts from the ship and era.

2  Thank Larry C
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Reviewed June 13, 2014

This place has lots of info and memorabilia and actual artifacts from this WWI battleship. The whole ship is not there, just parts of it. Lots of exhibits and personal accounts of this ship, and pictures, galore. It was very interesting, and we spent over an hour looking and reading the displays.

1  Thank flowerladytoo
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

The USS South Dakota is one of the most decorated battleships of WWII with 13 battle stars. However it is not the "most" decorated battleship of WWII as the description states, that honor resides with the USS North Carolina with 15 battle stars. (By the way you can actually visit the ship in Wilmington, NC)

It's great that the state of South Dakota was able to secure components of the ship and have done a good job as making the most of it. The South Dakota was vitally important in the campaign against Imperial Japan and deserves to be remembered, honored, and her memorial visited.

1  Thank John C C
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