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Dacotah Prairie Museum

Sue Gates - Director

     21 S Main St, Aberdeen SD

     (605) 626-7117

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     Tue-Fri: 9am - 5pm &
     Sat-Sun: 1-4pm (Closed Mondays)

Office Hours:
     Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm


Upcoming & Current Exhibits Upcoming Events

Latest Exhibit Opening:

"Afrocentric. Installment I: Our Cultural Roots Series"
Lamont Gallery

October 10 - December 28, 2014

"125th Birthday Bash!"
Saturday, November 1, 1-4pm
Help us celebrate the DPM building's
125th birthday along with the state of
South Dakota. Cake & Fun Activities.

"125 Years at 21 South Main".
2nd floor landing

September 6 - October 19, 2014

"125th Anniversary of South Dakota Statehood"
Dacotah Gallery

September 13 - November 16, 2014

Reception for:
"Afrocentric. Installment I: Our Cultural Roots Series"
Monday, November 3, 5:30-7:00pm
Dacotah Prairie Museum – Lamont Gallery
Speaker at 6:00pm: William Deng, citizen of
South Sudan, Africa and
Northern State University Graduate

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"Homespun Holiday Celebration"
Saturday, December 6, 1-4pm
Join us for music, treats, children's
activities and a special visit from
Santa Claus.
  Going on now...
at the Museum Gift Shop
Pre-Christmas Clearance Sale
Until the end of October.
75% off select items.
Must go to make room for
NEW Christmas inventory.


The Granary Rural Cultural Center campus is now close for the season as of Oct. 15.
Join us next year April 15 - October 15, 2015 for the Granary Season.

When you step into the Dacotah Prairie Museum, you step back in time over 100 years ago to witness the people, progress and natural history that combined to propel the prairie region into existence.

Come see and hear the story that the prairie has to tell.

LATEST: Call for Christmas Tree Lane Participants.
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NEW: Call for Gingerbread Creations for 2014 Holiday Exhibits.
Gingerbread HouseClick here for more information.

Call for materials for upcoming exhibit.
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Want to help support the Dacotah Prairie Museum?
Your donation contributes to conservation and preservation of artifacts, traveling exhibits, new technology, and numerous educational programs.

Thank you for your support!