The Journey Museum and Learning Center, Rapid City

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
The five institutions that make up the Journey Museum are:

The Museum of Geology on the campus of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology; South Dakota Historical Society's Archeology Research Center; US Department of Interior, Indian Arts and Craft Board's Sioux Indian Museum; Minnilusa Historical Association; and The City of Rapid City Duhamel Plains Indian Artifact Collection
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  • We came from California to spend a week exploring South Dakota (western area) and began our journey here. Very interesting to get an over view of the area, both geographical and historical. 
  • My four year old absolutely loved this place. We could not sit through the movie but the rest was definitely worth the visit. We had to drag her out because the place was closing. 
  • Nice museum. Stopped in on a week day. Parking available for big RVs. Content was very good. Saw one movie. A similar movie we saw in Custer State Park was better. There were quite a few toddlers, the...  read more »
  • Absolutely gorgeous building. Wow. The staff is super friendly and chatted with me about the architecture. :) The museum itself has some good movies to show, some interesting and great exhibits (if you don't know much yet about Native American history, you are in for a big treat). They also have exhibits that come and go. There was an Oscar Howe exhibit when we went, and it was EXCELLENT. Very enjoyable, cheap to get into. Someone said there is not much for kids to do. I have to wonder if we went to different museums, because this place was absolutely loaded with stuff for kids to enjoy, lots of hands-on learning to be done. Loved this place. Fun, interesting exhibits, BEAUTIFUL, cool building, nice staff. PS There was a massive hail storm which arrived just as the museum was closing. They did not kick us out and let us wait out the storm there. :) And they were really nice even before that happened.
  • Awesome. All most too much cool stuff.
  • Total awesomeness, staff us very friendly and helpful, museum is pretty cool.
  • It's very nice .. Nice staff ..
  • Great Museum
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