No matter what your age or your interest, we offer top-of-class facilities for every occasion.
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The Children’s Museum of South Dakota is committed to providing indoor/outdoor exhibits, programs, and public spaces that are inclusive and interactive for all visitors. For assistance, please feel free to speak with any member of our staff. Service animals are always welcome.
An elevator, located by the birthday party room, will bring visitors to the second floor traveling exhibits and available workshops. Visitors also can soar through the clouds with wheelchair access to the second floor mezzanine overlooking the climber.
Band-Aids, Diapers, and More
Had a little accident? The admissions desk will make available a few small first aid items such as band-aids. We’ll also have a few extra diapers of various sizes in case of an emergency.
Coats and Bags
A coat room is situated just beyond the admissions desk. Cubicles provide space for visitors to leave their bags as well as hang their coats.
Water Fountains are located next to the birthday party room on the first floor.
Events and Meetings
The museum offers a noise-free, state-of-the-art community room on the second floor for private business meetings and events. Book your event now.
The museum’s two party rooms provide a fun space for birthday parties, baby showers, and other special events. Choose from a number of cool birthday party themes Book Your Event Here.
Food and Drink
Café Coteau, located by the museum lobby, offers an array of delicious pasta dishes that will satisfy both adults and children. Just take a look at these savory treats on the Café Coteau Menu.
Field trips, home-school or church groups, we can help you plan an engaging and educational day of play. For visits of 10 or more people, please contact our Director of Guest Services at (605) 692-6700.
Nuts and Bolts
Lost and Found
Have you lost something? You may find it at the Admissions Desk. Just ask one of our staff members for assistance. Or call (605) 692-6700 for more information.
Visitors are welcome to breastfeed or bottle feed anywhere in the museum. For extra privacy, visit the Mini-Explorers exhibit on KidStreet.
Free parking is available across the street from the museum entrance and along Fifth Avenue and Fifth Street, north of the museum.
Wheelchair accessible restrooms as well as a family room are located across from the admissions desk on the first floor. For our younger visitors, we do offer a restroom in the Mini-Explorers exhibit. Additional restrooms are located on the second floor to the west of the elevator/staircase. Changing tables are available in all restrooms. Adult-size changing tables are available in the family restrooms on each floor.
Please help us in our efforts to be kind to the environment. Recycling bins are located in the café and outside the party rooms.
Extend the fun and shop for a variety of creative and educational toys, games and books.
Visitors are invited to park their strollers outside the Mini-Explorers Exhibit.