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Tri-State Museum

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Address: 415 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD 57717-1435
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+1 605-723-1200
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Enjoyed this museum with its historic exhibits. It was well displayed and not cluttered. Even though we are not from the area it was nice to see the antiques from past generations,

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Sanford, Michigan
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Sanford, Michigan
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269 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this museum with its historic exhibits. It was well displayed and not cluttered. Even though we are not from the area it was nice to see the antiques from past generations,

Thank Joan42469
harrisburg, PA
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337 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

You should definitely go to the center of the country monument and while they are at why not stop by the museum which is right next to the monument? It's a nice collection of 19th-century items and clothing worn by cowboys and cowgirls. Not real exciting but the docents are nice and willing to talk to you about anything there.... More 

Thank francetravel
Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Wonderful museum. Well kept up with many exhibits to view. Something for everyone. Amazing variety in the many exhibits. Very enjoyable.

Thank Lynn S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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244 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were looking for the center of the US and found it at this museum. It is located on the grounds of the museum down by the creek. The monument was very nice. All the state flags were there. Beautifully kept. The museum and other buildings had lots of cowboy memorabilia from the area. They also had a log house... More 

Thank janelle h
Viborg Usa
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60 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Wonderful museum. There was so much to see and so well cared for. The staff was wonderful and happy to answer all questions.

Thank JulieViborgUSA
Box Elder, South Dakota
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84 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very well done local museum with great exhibits and fantastic historical collections of nineteenth century memorabilia. The stories a documented with many photos, items of clothing, fire arms, furniture and the like. This affords a great glance into another era. These folks have created something very special.

Thank Dngreen51
Winnipeg, Canada
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82 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I didn't expect such a great museum in a small town. Excellent exhibits and great staff! lots of history on display here.

1 Thank WingsOverEurope
Smyrna, GA
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76 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

People who worked there were very nice, and staff have obviously put a fair bit of effort into sharing local history. But I think for someone with limited vacation time, there are many more compelling sites in this corner of S. Dakota. Overall, the museum feels a bit like lots of people cleaned out their attics and/or donated personal collections.... More 

1 Thank Hrothmir
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The museum is next to the Centre of the Nation Monument and while it may be small it is jam packed full of exhibits and information about the local area and the part locals played in national events. It is free to get in, the staff are very enthusiastic about their role and the gift shop has some interesting stuff.

2 Thank 938fjg
Shady Point
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61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stopped back by on our way back from Devils tower and I must say this is worth the stop, this museum is free. The workers are very nice and enjoyable to visit with, lots of old antique stuff to look at, also have a gift shop. Highly recommend stopping for a visit

1 Thank lovesmygirls

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