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National Music Museum

414 E Clark St, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069-2307
+1 605-677-5306
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Extraordinary Museum

I have now visited the NMM dozens of times but I am always struck with surprise at finding a museum... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Elizabeth S
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Excellent Museum

We visited a music museum in Europe, and one in Arizona. So this is our 3rd. It is every bit as... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
S Z
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414 E Clark St, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069-2307
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+1 605-677-5306

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I have now visited the NMM dozens of times but I am always struck with surprise at finding a museum of this quality in a small town in the Midwest. Plan to spend a few hours perusing the collection. Do not miss the room of...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We visited a music museum in Europe, and one in Arizona. So this is our 3rd. It is every bit as good as the others. There are millions of dollars worth of extraordinary instruments. Exquisite! The walking audio tour adds to the experience so much...More

Thank S Z
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This museum is a hidden gem on the great plains of South Dakota. The collection is awe inspiring. Then, you start exploring town and realizing that Vermillion is filled with numerous little gems like this. From a vibrant NCAA sports culture, theatrical arts, sculptures, sophisticated...More

Thank Jaycelee
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

If you have any interest at all in musical instruments, this museum is worth going out of your way to see...actually, it is worth going WAY out of your way. I visited for about 2 hours with 5 other adults; we each got an audio...More

Thank KVRose
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I almost didn't go, but what a mistake that would have been. This museum is truly an amazing experience. They have an unbelievable collection of musical instruments from all over the world, going back to ancient times and forward to Elvis' guitar. You have to...More

Thank Bud and Juanita W
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a co-worker. This was very entertaining museum. The exhibit includes modern and historical instruments from around the word. You are offered headphones to listen to selected instruments.

Thank Harmless1
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you are a musician or just a person interested in any kind of music this is a must see if you are in the area. 6 galleries filled with priceless string instruments, pianos, harpsichords as well as older band instruments and vintage guitars. Most...More

Thank Rhona R
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Parking was minimum. We parked in a nearby lot and paid the meter. The front desk person was very helpful and friendly. One is given a headset, connected to a hand held devise that has recordings on it. Many of the instrument exhibits display a...More

1  Thank Roadbum
Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of the most prestigious music history venues in the country, and possibly the world. Extremely well curated, and a must-see regional attraction.

1  Thank IReckonSo
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is a marvel. It is a former Carnegie library, lovingly turned over to house musical instruments in all their glory. We wandered from room to room using the headphones provided, and learned so much about the variety of instruments including one double harp,...More

1  Thank Melody L
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Joyce S
14 August 2017|
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Response from Rhona R | Reviewed this property |
Adult admission is $10. Children are free. There is also a Senior Discount Admission of $8.
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Website for hours, Bates, costs and admission. No limit on photos. Free parking very close. Enjoy!
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