The Journey Museum and Learning Center is invested in serving the community and creating long-term impacts. 
We've invested in technology to reach audiences in-person and online and will continue to invest in the community through online education, STEAM Weekends, the Journey Video Archive, Journey Discussions, Learning Forums, Pop-Up Discoveries, and more!

Here are some ways to invest in your local museum!

  • Become a Friend of the museum
  • Purchase or renew your annual membership
  • You can still contribute by mail or over the phone

All contributions are tax-deductible.



The Journey Continues
Through You!

Call 605-394-6923 or send cash/checks to:

The Journey Museum & Learning Center
PO Box 1554

Rapid City, SD 57709

 

General Membership

Gain the satisfaction of supporting a history museum that celebrates the American experience and preserves your heritage!



Call us for more information:

605-394-6923

In appreciation for your support, all members of The Journey Museum and Learning Center enjoy the following benefits:

  • 1 full year of free visits to The Journey Museum and Learning Center
  • Unlimited educational classes like Discovery Expeditions and Journey Into Space. Join us for STEAM Weekends!
  • Special-priced tickets to select events
  • 15% off at our gift shop
  • Great deals on summer camp!
Levels of Membership:
  • Single $40
  • Dual $60
  • Family $75

Friendship

We are grateful for the kindness and generosity of our Friends, who have made possible the expansion of our educational programming and furthered our mission and vision.

We sure do get by with a little help from our Friends! Friends of The Journey Museum enjoy the following benefits:

  • 20% off in The Journey Trading Co. and on facility rentals
  • Invitations to Friends-exclusive events
  • Unlimited educational classes like Discovery Expeditions and Journey Into Space. Join us for STEAM Weekends!
  • Special-priced tickets to select events
Friendship Levels:
  • Copper $250 - $999
  • Silver $1,000 - $2,499
  • Gold $2,500+
THEATER ENHANCEMENTS

Thanks to the support of our friends and members we have been able to make the following enhancements to our theater, gallery, and museum.

Closed-captioned movies

Enhanced audio for the hearing-impaired

Update of "The Journey" film, which introduces visitors to the Black Hills and to our collections

Upgrade to theater control center

Ramps that allow access for guests using walkers, wheelchairs and other assisted movement devices

Handrails to allow for more safety on theater stairs 

GALLERY ENHANCEMENTS

Updated projector and screen in an area where many events are held

Enhanced audio for the hearing-impaired

Digital cameras to archive and share full presentations

MUSEUM ENHANCEMENTS

Smartphone app with audio library, including text for those with hearing limitations. This app will be used all around the museum for a more engaging visitor experience.

Upgraded monitors that currently feature video vignettes, complete with closed-captioning

Enhanced section on Deadwood history

Bathroom doors that open with the push of a button to assist people with mobility issues

Changing tables in main men's bathroom

New WiFi system




The Journey Museum and 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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The Journey Museum and Learning Center is one of the more unique museums to experience not only the history of the Black Hills but Native American culture.

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The Journey Museum and Learning Center functions as a nonprofit thanks to the generous donations of our supporters and sponsors.


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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.