Children's Museum of South Dakota

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Come Meet Mama!

Encounter a working Dinosaur Dig and meet Mama & Max, the only full size, permanent, animatronic T. rex dinosaurs in the United States.

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Come Meet Mama!

Imagine Life on the Prairie

Our Place on the Prairie is an exhibit that features a sod house, tipi, farm and a cloud climber.

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Imagine Life on the Prairie
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Unleash your inner detective

Next Mystery Dinner Theater June 13! Register now!

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Unleash your inner detective

We are Hiring

Play Guide Position Open

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We are Hiring

Global Cuisine at Cafe Coteau

Each night features a new menu.

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Global Cuisine at Cafe Coteau

Children's Museum Of South Dakota

Located in Brookings, SD, The Children's Museum of South Dakota is a place that relates to its region, its community, its children, and their learning wants and needs. It is a place where children and adults learn through play. The museum is a welcoming, fun and entertaining environment which helps spark learning through imagination, creativity, and discovery. Exhibits, both inside and outside, are broad-based to include subjects in science, engineering, art, literature, culture, geography, and history. 

Come Join the FUN!

The Children's Museum of South Dakota is located just 50 miles north of Sioux Falls, SD and is a perfect stop for your family vacation. We're also a great outing for school field trips, preschool activity groups, and for homeschool activities. We have classes and events for every age group - toddlers, preschoolers, big kiddos and the whole family! We're also a great place to host your little one's birthday party. Book your party today. 

From splash tables to Kidstreet - the Children's Museum of South Dakota is ready to spark your imagination. After experiencing our interactive fun, check out the activities for kids in our Explore at Home section that will help you bring the imagination and learning through play to your home. 

What's Happening

  • Jun 17

    8:00am - 5:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    STEAM Camp

  • Jun 18

    8:00am - 5:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    STEAM Camp

  • Jun 18

    10:45am - 11:30am, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Mini Makers

  • Jun 18

    1:00pm - 4:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Play Dates

  • Jun 18

    1:00pm - 4:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    More To Do In 202

  • Jun 17

    8:00am - 5:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    STEAM Camp

  • Jun 18

    8:00am - 5:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    STEAM Camp

  • Jun 18

    10:45am - 11:30am, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Mini Makers

  • Jun 18

    1:00pm - 4:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Play Dates

  • Jun 18

    1:00pm - 2:30pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Make-n-Take

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