Our Education Team

EDUCATION COORDINATOR
CHRISTINE WALLER
~ Bachelor's degree in elementary education from Montana State University-Northern
~ Taught public school for 10 years
~ Likes visiting with guests from near and far

TALLY MONTEAU
~ Studied elementary education at Sinte Gleska University
~ Taught tribal school for 19 years
~ Loves that The Journey uses the past to guide us into the present and future


We're committed to bringing you engaging educational content from our talented team of educators.
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FUN WITH NASA

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SEARCH FOR SPINOFFS - CLICK HERE
People have used NASA technology to make common household products better. These products are called spinoffs. Try to pick the name of these spinoffs.




DEMO-2 STRAW ROCKET - CLICK HERE
NASA and SpaceX recently launched American astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil for the first time since 2011. Celebrate by making your own Demo-2 straw rocket to launch at home!


THE ASTRO-NOT-YETS EXPLORE SOUND" STORYBOOK - CLICK HERE
For grade levels K-4, this is short story helps students learn about sound, vibrations and NASA's Commercial Crew Program that will launch astronauts from Florida to the International Space Station.


ROCKET ACTIVITY: HEAVY LIFTING - CLICK HERE
These balloon-powered rockets will launch your payload up, up and away!


CLOUDS HAVE NAMES? - CLICK HERE
Escape into the sky and become a pro on everything cloud-related!


TRAIN LIKE AN ASTRONAUT - CLICK HERE
Train to improve your agility, coordination and speed by completing the Agility Astro-Course.
This project uses the excitement of exploration, challenging students to set physical fitness and research goals, practice physical fitness activities, and research proper nutrition.


PAPER CIRCUITS: LIGHT UP EXPLODED STARS - CLICK HERE
Ignite your brain no matter what your age to explore this ELECTRIC fun!


GUMMY GREENHOUSES GASES - CLICK HERE
Got gumdrops? Then you can build your own tasty experiment!


COMET ON A STICK - CLICK HERE
Fly around the room with your own comet! You'll only need a few simple materials.


SPAGHETTI ANYONE? - CLICK HERE
You can build with pasta, just like at our Astronaut Camp!


OREO MOON PHASES - CLICK HERE
You made these with us at summer camp, now make them at home!


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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.