Learning Forums are thought-provoking presentations on a wide variety of topics. Each history lesson features a 45-minute presentation, followed by an open forum with questions and discussion about the topic.

Learning Forums are included with your admission:
$14 for adults, $12 for seniors & half-off for members!

Please call 394-6923 to reserve seats. 

You can sit anywhere you like in our theater! The seating map is below. Seats marked ADA indicate wheelchair accessibility. Blue seats indicate space for foldout chairs, but those with ADA requirements take first priority.

Fall Schedule

September 9th - Exhibit Opening – SD Nelson in SIM Gallery
September 16th – Journey Discussion – Western Skies – Lakota Star Knowledge – Fall Edition Megan Ostrenga
October 10th Community Day – Free Admission on Native American Day 
October 10th – Journey Discussion – Conor McMahon – Winter Counts
October 14th – Exhibit Opening - The GeoMap Unveiled! - Multiple
October 26th – 30th – Mysteries in the Museum 
November 4th – Learning Forum - South Dakota Historical Society – Celebrating 25 Years – Dedra Birzer
November 11th – Journey Discussion - Flood Heroes -Honoring Veterans and Flood First Responders – Corey Christianson
November 18th – Learning Forum - William and Joy Medley – Flood Heroes from the Salvation Army –Vangie O’Neil. 

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 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


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.