Upcoming Fall Events

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Last Month for Showings
Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West

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Expand Your Universe 

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A Cosmic Adventure

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Aug. 25 through Oct. 8

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Toddler Tuesday

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222 New York Street
Rapid City, SD

605-394-6923

(2 blocks east of the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn)

Events Calendar

Toddler Tuesday -

Tue, Sep 26, 2017 - Tue, Sep 26, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am

National Geographic - Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West

Wed, Sep 27, 2017 - Wed, Sep 27, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Discovery Expedition: Design A Constellation

Sat, Sep 30, 2017 - Sun, Oct 1, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Journey Into Space

Sun, Oct 1, 2017 - Mon, Apr 30, 2018
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

American History - Lewis & Clark & the Louisiana Purchase

Thu, Oct 5, 2017 - Thu, Oct 5, 2017
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Turtle Soup - "The Impact & Legacy of Oscar Howe"

Fri, Oct 6, 2017 - Fri, Oct 6, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thomas Jefferson Interpretation

Fri, Oct 6, 2017 - Fri, Oct 6, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Discovery Expedition: Winter Counts

Sat, Oct 7, 2017 - Sun, Oct 8, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Learning Forum - "A Cultural Collaboration: The Duhamel Sioux Indian Pageant"

Sun, Oct 8, 2017 - Sun, Oct 8, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Digging Into Science Homeschool Camp

Mon, Oct 9, 2017 - Fri, Oct 13, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Turtle Soup - "Good Archives and Bad Archives: The Case of Albert Guerin's 1875 Black Hills Photographs"

Fri, Oct 13, 2017 - Fri, Oct 13, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Mad Science

Thu, Oct 26, 2017 - Thu, Oct 26, 2017
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Turtle Soup - "Seth Bullock in Black Hills Myth and Reality"

Fri, Oct 27, 2017 - Fri, Oct 27, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

History of Aviation

Thu, Nov 9, 2017 - Thu, Nov 9, 2017
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Homeschool Space Camp

Mon, Nov 13, 2017 - Fri, Nov 17, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pearl Harbor + WWII Code Talkers

Thu, Dec 7, 2017 - Thu, Dec 7, 2017
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Homeschool STEAM Camp

Mon, Dec 11, 2017 - Fri, Dec 15, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Learning Forum - Paul Horsted's "Images of National Parks"

Sun, Dec 17, 2017 - Sun, Dec 17, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Closed - Merry Christmas!

Sun, Dec 24, 2017 - Mon, Dec 25, 2017

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Along with Black Hills history and Native American culture, The Journey Museum & Learning Center is also home to the vast collection that shows humanity’s journey through time, from creation all the way through current life. We are one of the unique museums that focus on subjects such as dinosaurs, early settlement, and past living conditions. Journey through and learn about not only Black Hills history, but the history of our species.

Take a stroll through the museum today to get some insight into Native American culture and the history of the beautiful Black Hills.

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The Journey Museum & Learning Center brings the history of the Black Hills to light and explains the connections of science and culture to its visitors. By nature, humans are explorers, always looking for the next challenge, the next horizon, and the next part of our human story. The Black Hills was one of the last frontiers to be settled by pioneers and from it grew the myths and legends that we know and love today.

The Black Hills are also the place where Native American culture is not history, but is rather a way of life that is still evolving. The Journey Museum & Learning Center contends with the interplay of science and culture daily, and strives to embrace a level of understanding for its visitors that is rooted in cultural perspectives.

At The Journey Museum & Learning Center, we aim to focus on the Black Hills culture that has shaped our life today, as well as the Native American culture that is so prevalent in daily life in the Black Hills. Our events are planned with these goals in mind and always aim to teach those in attendance the history of the Black Hills and the Native American culture. Take a look at our calendar of events for a wide variety of events that will entertain any age 5 to 105. You can also reserve tickets online to ensure you have a seat at one of our many popular events.

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The Journey Museum & Learning Center regularly adds new events, exhibits, and features to the expansive museum, covering American history, Black Hills history, and Native American culture.

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Hours

The Journey Museum is currently in Summer Hours:

Winter Hours

(October 1st – April 30th)
10 AM – 5 PM Monday through Saturday
1 PM – 5 PM Sundays

Summer Hours

(May 1st – September 30th)
9 AM – 6 PM Monday through Saturday
11 AM – 5 PM Sundays

Admission

All individual admissions are good for two days with receipt.

Museum General Admission:

Adults (ages 18+) $10
Seniors (ages 62+) $8
Students (ages 6 – 17) $7
Children 5 & under FREE with family

Groups (10+ people):

$7 per person

Tour guides available. Please call (605) 394-6923 one week prior to visit to schedule.

Education Groups (12+ students):

$3 per student (all students 18 and under)
$5 College Students

Chaperones are requested. Special pricing will be extended to adult chaperones.

Tour guides available. Please call (605) 394-6923 one week prior to visit to schedule.