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Museum Tops Tourism List

Children’s Museum Recognized as Top Tourism Leader PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the South Dakota Department of Tourism presented awards to top visitor industry leaders January 21 at the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Pierre. For the first time, the Children’s Museum of South Dakota was recognized for its marketing efforts by the South Dakota visitor ...

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'Children's Museum of South Dakota Day' Named Across State

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has declared Sept. 12, 2015 to be "Children's Museum of South Dakota Day" in the state.  The Executive Proclamation from the Office of the Governor reads, in part: "Whereas, on September 12, 2010, the Children’s Museum of South Dakota in Brookings, SD officially opened for guest visits; and Whereas, the Museum helps spark learning through imagination, creativity, and discovery through...

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STREAM to PONDer Makes Additions

The Children's Museum of South Dakota's recent Traveling Exhibit, "A STREAM to PONDer: Interconnected Life in South Dakota Habitats" continues to engage returning guests with the addition of several elements to the exhibit. Over the last several weeks, a 'worm wall,' root systems, animal tracks, and nature sounds have all been added to even further the visitor experience. The exhibit, which brings the outdoors to the indoors, also offers performers that ...

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City Recognizes Museum

Reed Proclaims “Children’s Museum of South Dakota Day” BROOKINGS, SD – (Sept.3, 2015) As the Children’s Museum of South Dakota nears a fifth anniversary, Mayor Tim Reed has proclaimed September 12th “Children’s Museum of South Dakota Day” in the city of Brookings. While most proclamations are intended to celebrate a date that comes and goes, Reed has declared September ...

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New Exhibit Opens

"A STREAM to PONDer: Interconnected Life in South Dakota Habitats" is now open for visitors to experience. The exhibit, a result of hundreds of hours of research, planning, and collaborative construction with the community welcomes guests to weave a nest, build a beaver den, rush through a river and explore the underside of a pond. They can also interact with a variety of characters who often visiting the exhibit. Guest artist Megan Flod Johnson recently sp...

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Museum Recognized for Green Efforts

Kiwi Magazine featured the Children's Museum of South Dakota, a certified LEED building, as leader in play and eco-friendliness. Check out the other 5 Museums that were recognized here.  ...

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Construction Underway on New Exhibit

BROOKINGS, SD – (July 2015) A new Exhibit will soon open in the Traveling Exhibit space at the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, and the public is invited to be part of it. “A STREAM to PONDer: Interconnected Life in South Dakota Habitats” features the natural elements South Dakotan residents enjoy – a stream, ponds and the great outdoors. The Catch? The exhibit is designed from the thoughts and ideas of dozens of area child...

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Half Millionth Visitor Arrives!

BROOKINGS, SD –  A major milestone was reached Thursday, May 28th by the Children’s Museum of South Dakota as they welcomed their 500,000th guest. In less than five years, the Museum has welcomed guests from all over the world and has become a destination location for travelers as well as those much closer. The Olseth-Sterling Family of Lennox, SD visited the Museum to have some fun. But when t...

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Museum Reaches Attendance Milestone

In less than five years, the Children's Museum of South Dakota will soon reach a major milestone by welcoming its 500,000th guest. “This is an exciting time at the Museum,” Executive Director Kate Treiber said. “We’re continuing to build on the early successes, and really look forward to even further growth.” To mark the occasion, a special ...

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