Children's Museum of South Dakota

Although generally closed Mondays, the Museum is OPEN Monday, Dec. 22 10am-5pm!
The Museum will be closed December 24 and 25. We wish you a safe and happy holiday!

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Harvest Veggies & Go Shopping

Step into the shoes of clerk, grocery stock person, and customer. The Market Fresh Grocery Store is an exhibit full of learning opportunities.

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Harvest Veggies & Go Shopping

Brew Espresso & Serve Ice Cream

This busy shop on KidStreet is the place to go when you are hungry. Kids can prepare sandwiches, ice cream cones and serve coffee drinks.

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Brew Espresso & Serve Ice Cream
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Every Saturday: Facilitated Activities

Playdates 10-Noon (tots & preschoolers) & 1-4pm (all ages) for Saturdays in the Studio. Activities change weekly.

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Every Saturday: Facilitated Activities

Cafe Coteau serves SDSU ice cream

The delicious and unique SDSU ice cream flavors, made right here in Brookings, are sure to please your taste buds.

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Cafe Coteau serves SDSU ice cream

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Science. Art. Events. and so much more!

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What's Happening

  • Dec 22

    10:00am - 5:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    We're Open!

  • Dec 24

    10:00am - 5:00pm,

    Closed

  • Dec 25

    10:00am - 5:00pm,

    Closed

  • Dec 31

    5:00pm - 8:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    New Year's Eve

  • Jan 01

    10:00am - 5:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    OPEN

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Children's Museum Of South Dakota

Located in Brookings, SD, The Children's Museum of South Dakota is a place that relates to its region, its community, its children, and their learning wants and needs. It is a place where children and adults learn through play. The museum is a welcoming, fun and entertaining environment which helps spark learning through imagination, creativity, and discovery. Exhibits, both inside and outside, are broad-based to include subjects in science, engineering, art, literature, culture, geography, and history. 

Come Join the FUN!

The Children's Museum of South Dakota is located just 50 miles north of Sioux Falls, SD and is a perfect stop for your family vacation. We're also a great outing for school field trips, preschool activity groups, and for homeschool activities. We have classes and events for every age group - toddlers, preschoolers, big kiddos and the whole family! We're also a great place to host your little one's birthday party. Book your party today. 

From splash tables to Kidstreet - the Children's Museum of South Dakota is ready to spark your imagination. After experiencing our interactive fun, check out the activities for kids in our Explore at Home section that will help you bring the imagination and learning through play to your home.