Children's Museum of South Dakota

We're closed Thursday, November 27th. Happy Thanksgiving!

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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!

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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Science. Art. Events. and so much more!

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Breakfast with Santa!

Enjoy breakfast with the Big Man! Register by Dec. 1!

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Breakfast with Santa!

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

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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.