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Corn Palace, Mitchell

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Russian/Moorish-styled Corn Palace, decorated with murals and designs from corn and other grains, features a new design every year. New murals are designed annually out of more than 275,000 ears of corn to cover the outside of the building. This tradition began in 1892, when town officials decided to showcase crops in an effort to get pioneers to realize the potential of the soil so they would settle in the area. Today, the palace is a multipurpose building, hosting numerous community events and exhibits. You can see pictures from the previous years' happenings. Put Corn Palace on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Mitchell trip maker website .
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  • Treating this as a drive by attraction.would be a huge mistake. Stop and enjoy the place. Take time to give the murals an up close inspection. They are truly amazing! Admission is free, so go inside a...  more »
  • This is worth seeing, even if it is only a drive by. We were doing a cross country trip and needed things to break up the drive. This it quite interesting and worth a drive by or a quick stop to take ...  more »
  • We had seen the Corn Palace many, many years ago...since then it has changed dramatically. The interior, then, was old and dismal. Today it has been converted beautifully to accommodate concerts, bask...  more »
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  • It's a multi use facility in the heart of town, think the local auditorium. What makes it worth the trip is the exterior is decorated with murals made of corn. If you wonder if it's worth it, it is. The look of the place and better yet the history of it makes it a worthy stop if only to be able to say you've been there. Inside the walls are lined with photos of the facility over the years and a quick trip upstairs gives you even more to view. Don't go with expectations of the Great Pyramids. It's not that kind of place. You will, however, enjoy it if you go to see something fun and unusual.
  • The Corn Palace is very fascinating. So much to learn here. The Corn murals are awesome. The children's education center is super and fun. It's a great place to watch the reactions of the tourists and a nice venue for various shows and sports events. Free admission, too.
  • This is one of those places you just dhould do. It's cool to see the design and read how thousands of corn con, husks, etc are used to make them. The history here is rich... It only takes 20 to 30 minutes.. Self paced... I highly recommend it..
  • Fun historic Corn palace, the only one in the world fun to go and see the art made out of corn. It changes every year. Stop by and take a look you'll enjoy every minute there.
  • This place is the biggest waste of time ever! Absolutely pointless! There's nothing to do in here really. Just a giant overpriced gift shop that serves as fancy event place sometimes. The only slightly interesting part was the corn art on the outside and inside. Don't waste your time but if you can't help it because of the hype go across the street to the gift shops and get some of the yummy flavored cotton candy to make it worth your time.

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