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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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Travel Website Recognizes Brookings, SD/Museum

A prominent travel website lists Brookings, SD as one of "Best Under the Radar" vacation destinations. The Children's Museum of South Dakota receives a nod in the online article, as well as other local tourist treasures. See article by clicking here. ...

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Museum Recognized by Publication

Midwest Living has named the Children's Museum of South Dakota a top location to visit in their special 'Best of the Midwest' edition. The magazine focuses on life and lifestyles of the midwestern United States, and recognized the Museum as one of the Best of South Dakota attractions for 2015. ...

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New Exhibit Named, Research Complete

The Children's Museum of South Dakota's new exhibit featuring the South Dakota outdoors has been named "A STREAM to PONDer: Interconnected Life in South Dakota Habitats."  The exhibit, a collaborative installation with Minneapolis guest artist Megan Flod Johnson, recently completed hours of research with area children. The children discussed images, created scenes, and interacted with each other while being observed by the Museum's Director of Education...

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