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Address: 115 Deadwood Street, Fort Pierre, SD
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+1 605-223-2646

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A little gem

Great little museum in Fort Pierre. Packed with exhibits of the real America. Staff were very helpful and helped us understand some of the more challenging exhibits. Had a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 September 2015
Graham J
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Bedworth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great little museum in Fort Pierre. Packed with exhibits of the real America. Staff were very helpful and helped us understand some of the more challenging exhibits. Had a great time there. One of our many memories of our trip last fall, from the UK to South Dakota.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Located in Fort Pierre SD, the museum is named for the Verendrye brothers (Louis and Chevalier) who reached this approximate location in 1743 and promptly buried a lead plate in a hillside claiming the entire Missouri watershed for France. The museum contains many plains artifacts, but no lead plate has ever been found! Worth a visit to see what 'the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

Just went through the Verendrye Museum for the first time since I was in grade school - decades ago. It is undergoing some changes and improvements. I would say I was impressed with what they have going so far. If you are a longtime resident or just a visitor I would say there is plenty to see and appreciate. Memories......... More 

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