The Journey Museum and Learning Center, Rapid City
(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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  • The journey Museum is a great place to visit with or without children. There are interactive displays throughout the museum to keep little hands active. It is a nice blend for adults and children. Tho...  more »
  • Tis place is a must to see if in Rapid City. We were greeted by a really nice man. Ian was a wealth of information and made sure that we saw everything to get the most out of our visit. The displays a...  more »
  • We left it a bit late in the day to visit the Journey Museum and we had trouble finding it as we were on foot from the centre of town. It was very interesting but an hour wasn't long enough so had to ...  more »
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  • It was fun learning experience and was reasonable for pricing. You actually get two visits for price of one admition. The staff was excellent friendly and facilities were clean. It was large building and an overall great museum.
  • 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.
  • Great Museum
  • Total awesomeness, staff us very friendly and helpful, museum is pretty cool.