gold!

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discovery expedition

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toddler tuesday

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book reading

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Discovery expedition 

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journey into space

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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

May 19 Discovery Expedition: Gold Panning

Sun, May 19, 2019 - Sun, May 19, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

May 20 Discovery Expedition: Gold Panning

Mon, May 20, 2019 - Mon, May 20, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

BHAS: Jovian System Pt. 1

Mon, May 20, 2019 - Mon, May 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Toddler Tuesday Letters: "R"

Tue, May 21, 2019 - Tue, May 21, 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am

May 21 Discovery Expedition: Gold Panning

Tue, May 21, 2019 - Tue, May 21, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

May 22 Discovery Expedition: Gold Panning

Wed, May 22, 2019 - Wed, May 22, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

May 23 Discovery Expedition: Gold Panning

Thu, May 23, 2019 - Thu, May 23, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

May 24 Discovery Expedition: Gold Panning

Fri, May 24, 2019 - Fri, May 24, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Donald Montileaux Book Reading

Sat, May 25, 2019 - Sat, May 25, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

May 25 Discovery Expedition: Compass

Sat, May 25, 2019 - Sat, May 25, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

May 26 Discovery Expedition: Compass

Sun, May 26, 2019 - Sun, May 26, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

May 27 Discovery Expedition: Compass

Mon, May 27, 2019 - Mon, May 27, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Toddler Tuesday Letters: "M"

Tue, May 28, 2019 - Tue, May 28, 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am

May 28 Discovery Expedition: Compass

Tue, May 28, 2019 - Tue, May 28, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

May 29 Discovery Expedition: Compass

Wed, May 29, 2019 - Wed, May 29, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

May 30 Discovery Expedition: Compass

Thu, May 30, 2019 - Thu, May 30, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

May 31 Discovery Expedition: Compass

Fri, May 31, 2019 - Fri, May 31, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Discovery Expedition: Story of an Arrowhead - June 1

Sat, Jun 1, 2019 - Sat, Jun 1, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Discovery Expedition: Story of an Arrowhead - June 2

Sun, Jun 2, 2019 - Sun, Jun 2, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Discovery Expedition: Story of an Arrowhead - June 3

Mon, Jun 3, 2019 - Mon, Jun 3, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

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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.

Exterior of the Journey Museum

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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Hours

The Journey Museum is currently in Winter 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.