Children's Museum of South Dakota

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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

Come Meet Mama!

Encounter a working Dinosaur Dig and meet Mama & Max, the only full size, permanent, animatronic T. rex dinosaurs in the United States.

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Come Meet Mama!
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The Snow Ball

Let's Dress Up and Get Down!

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The Snow Ball

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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Come Join the FUN!

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Now hiring!

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. 

What's Happening

  • Jan 27

    10:30am - 12:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Sensory Studio

  • Jan 28

    10:30am - 1:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Play Dates

  • Jan 28

    2:00pm - 4:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Saturday In The Studio

  • Jan 29

    2:00pm - 4:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Science Sunday

  • Feb 01

    3:00pm - 5:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Glow Pop Art

  • Jan 27

    10:30am - 12:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Sensory Studio

  • Feb 01

    3:00pm - 5:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Glow Pop Art

  • Feb 03

    10:30am - 12:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Sensory Studio

  • Feb 08

    3:00pm - 5:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Glow Pop Art

  • Feb 10

    10:30am - 12:00pm, Children's Museum of South Dakota

    Sensory Studio

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