The Journey Museum and Learning Center provides the BEST OF our past Turtle Soups and Learning Forums to bring Black Hills history to you at no cost!

PROGRAMS
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Space Symphony
Rapid City Strong
Sheriffs of Pennington County
Tom Sweeney Wants to See You
South Dakota Air & Space Museum
From the Vault (Pioneer Stories)
Black Holes
John Anderson
The Duhamel Store


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Space Symphony
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This Turtle Story is uniquely STEAM-powered. Experience the sights and sounds of space with real-time images from NASA satellites paired with classical music from the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra!

A BIG THANKS TO THE JOURNEY'S COREY CHRISTIANSON AND THE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL OF THE BLACK HILLS!


Sheriffs of Pennington Co.

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Pennington County has a rich history of the Old West. Early life was harsh, and settling the county was, at times, even harsher. The sheriff played an important role in taming the frontier. Go back to the origins of the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office and hear stories of the people who made it possible.

Presented by Helene Duhamel from the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Kevin Thom, and Pat Roseland, president of the Minnilusa Historical Association.


Tom Sweeney Wants to See You!

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This is the story of Rapid City's most famous businessman, Tom Sweeney!
Presented by Mark Slocum, director of the Minnilusa Historical Association and Pioneer Collection at The Journey Museum and Learning Center.


South Dakota Air & Space Museum

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We're FLYING into history with the South Dakota Air & Space Museum. Impress your friends with cool history tidbits!


FROM THE VAULT

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We're sharing 4 SPECIAL pioneer stories unlocked from the Minnilusa Historical Association vault!

STORIES
Grace French: Pursuit of Art
Fred Farrar Photo Files with music by Hank Harris
Playing the Health Game: Physical Health Camp for Children
Rapid Rambler: 1954 Flight from Denver to Rapid City


BLACK HOLES

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Discover the science behind Black Holes with Arjun Ayyangar, NASA Solar System Ambassador and SDSM&T grad.

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JOHN ANDERSON

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John Anderson was the pioneer photographer of the Rosebud Sioux in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Presented by Conor McMahon, chief curator of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board.




THE DUHAMEL STORE

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The Duhamel name is one of the oldest in pioneer history of the Black Hills. This week, you'll hear about their famous Cowboy & Indian Trading Post.
Presented by Helene Duhamel, public information officer for the Pennington County Sheriff's Office.
This presentation is split into four parts.


PART 1



PART 2



PART 3



PART 4



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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.