Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, Mitchell

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#8 of 18 in Historic Sites in South Dakota
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  • August 10, 2017
    Well worth the $5 entry fee. Introduction Video was a little long but informative. Displays very nice and a couple of guides were quite informative.  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    This site is great for families too. Kids can dig for plastic arrowheads in a sandbox that is squared off just like the actual dig, and then trade the in for real (and free!) arrowheads at the gift sh...  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    I found this place fascinating! Walking the path to the Archeodome you could look over the rolling grassland and see small yellow flags which outlined ancient lodges below, yet to be excavated. Walkin...  more »
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  • May 25, 2017
    Wow! An amazing experience right here in South Dakota! A must see museum and an active archeological ​dig site. Best time to go is late June, early July if you want to see the digging but anytime you can see the amazing artifacts. What will future civilizations think of us!?
  • January 15, 2017
    I took the tour a few years ago and was really surprised at how much information you gain on the tour. They also have many activities for kids like spear throwing and digging for plastic arrow heard that they can turn in for a real arrow head. Would recommend for any family visiting mitchell
  • May 19, 2017
    The tour guide knows a great deal, which made our experience amazing!
  • June 28, 2017
    Love the archeological dig site.
  • September 17, 2016
    Been there two times loved it both times. Surprise what I learned. If you haven't been there go.

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