Journey Museum Steam Weekends
STEAM Weekends are back! Join us every weekend for Toddler Time and Discovery Expeditions for kids of all ages!

Program Schedule

Date
Theme
Toddler Time
Discovery Expedition
9/10-9/11 Science
Constellations
Constellations
9/17-9/18
Science
Rocks/Crystals (discusses shapes and colors) Rocks/Crystals (a variety of activities, including making rocks and crystals handouts)
9/24-9/25
History
Animal Furs
Animal Furs
10/1-10/2
Science
Egg Drop
Egg Drop
10/8-10/9
Native American
Bison Box Bison Box
10/15-10/16
Science/Geography
Explore I & II
Storytime: The story of Explore II and the Stratobowl, and how our Journey into Space began.
Activity: Plastic bag “hot air balloons.” Students use bags, paper, and string to make a hot air balloon. Hair dry to heat the “balloon.” Held in Lobby where there is room for “balloon” to fly up. Ties in with shapes and colors for Toddler Time and physics of why the balloon floats for Discovery.
10/22-10/23
Science
How to Make Pumpkin Slime:
Seeds and stringy pumpkin guts make a great sensory activity.
How to Make Pumpkin Slime:
Making pumpkin slime is a fun way to use the inside guts of a pumpkin.
10/29-10/30
Annual Halloween Event  Halloween Special Events: Mystery in the Museum
11/5-11/6
Science
Weather (including hot and cold, water and ice, sun and moon) Weather (including a tornado in a bottle, cloud in a bottle, and fog in a jar)
11/12-11/13
Science
Fossils (including counting fingers on their own hands, and discussing the size of dinosaurs’ feet) Have Fossil tracks?? Fossils (including making layers to bury fossils and discussing the earth’s history)
11/19-11/20
History/Science
Thankful Turkey
11/26-11/27

Thanksgiving Weekend
12/3-12/4
History
Blizzard of 1949 (including making snow scene and telling the blizzard –story time) Blizzard of 1949 and “Operation Snowbound.,” (including making a snow scene)
12/10-12/11
History
Pioneer Christmas
Pioneer Christmas




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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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.