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Children's Museum of South Dakota

521 4th St, Brookings, SD 57006-2046
+1 605-692-6700
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Go! Go! Go! Do Not Miss This Awesome Place!

So much fun for all ages! Lots of things to do to keep kids entertained for hours. It makes the... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
SD-BK W
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Michigan
via mobile
Great way to spend the day

Family with 7 children ages 1 to 9, all were kept busy for hours. Favorites were the grocery store... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
saracA1630JT
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  • Average4%
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“grocery store” (23 reviews)
“water room” (13 reviews)
“all ages” (9 reviews)
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521 4th St, Brookings, SD 57006-2046
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+1 605-692-6700
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"grocery store"
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"water room"
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"all ages"
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"great place"
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"post office"
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"lots of fun"
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"young children"
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"sioux falls"
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"indoors and outdoors"
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"outdoor area"
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"five hours"
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"rainy day"
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"ball playing"
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"small children"
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

So much fun for all ages! Lots of things to do to keep kids entertained for hours. It makes the absolute best use of a former school building. It's very well maintained and the staff are visible and friendly. It's a real bargain at $7.50...More

Thank SD-BK W
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Family with 7 children ages 1 to 9, all were kept busy for hours. Favorites were the grocery store, water area, car shop and teepee.

Thank saracA1630JT
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Children's Museum is an adventure just waiting to happen for kids of all ages! It's filled with room after room where a child's imagination can take them to a different place each time they visit. There's no better place that I know of for...More

Thank Chad C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Seriously a great place to visit with the kids! We are a family of 8 and we enjoy this place. It's a lot of fun and very affordable!

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

What a delightful place! Imaginations can run wild in this place! My husband attended grade school in this spacious building, so they creatively turned classroom spaces into a village of shops and experiences for young children. Nothing is off limits, everything can be touched and...More

Thank Sheila W
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Staff floating around keeping watch. 3.5 year old loved the freedom to explore because nothing is off limits. This museum was designed for people to creatively use it. Also, love volunteering here

Thank Nancy F
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place is a gem! It's about an hour away from Sioux Falls--perfect distance for our day trip family outing. They have so many play areas, both indoors and outdoors, with a variety of themes and toys/activities. Pretend play is our 3 year old's favorite,...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

No matter the age or ability, this is a must stop and see and see again. Incredible gift to the Brookings Coummunity for children of all ages. Excellent food and entertainment

Thank Brian G
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit the museum later in the afternoon thinking there wouldn't be as much for our two-year old to do, but we were definitely wrong! We only had about two hours before it closed but could have easily spent another couple of hours...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

This place is loved by our grandkids. We purchased a grandparent pass, and it has been a wonderful bargain. Even without the pass,the admission price is unbelievably low. Our grandkids LOVE climbing in the 'cloud", playing in the store and cafe, playing in the water...More

Thank MNSDMOSD
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readyau
27 April 2016|
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Response from Lindylou248 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have reciprocity agreements. If you go to our website, click on Become a member. At the bottom of the page there is a click here link that takes you to a page with more information and list of museums. Thank... More
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jabphn
27 July 2015|
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Response from codyh864 | Reviewed this property |
The cost of admission is $6.00 per person, ages 1 and up. Children under the age of one receive free admission to the Museum. Admission is FREE for Museum Members.
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