Plan Your Event

The experience is what makes an event go from ordinary to extraordinary. Hosting your special events at The Journey Museum and Learning Center provides aesthetic appeal and uniqueness that most venues cannot provide. Give your guests the experience of a lifetime at your special events with a variety of event rental options and combinations. We will work with you to do whatever it takes to make your event a work of art!

To book your event, contact Customer Service Manager Tammy Misselt at 605-394-6923 or email

The Stanford Adelstein Gallery

The Stanford Adelstein Gallery offers a dynamic and eclectic schedule of art, historical and scientific exhibitions that provides a stimulating atmosphere for special events. This event rental also has the capability to hold multimedia presentations with a drop down projector.

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Wells Fargo Theater

Ideal for multimedia presentations, this area has 143 cushioned seats that face a 22’ x 28’ screen with a stereo quality sound system. 

View Theater

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The Joe Rovere | Minnilusa Pioneer Room

Located on the second floor with a wall of windows to provide an abundance of natural light and large barn doors, the library is an ideal space for meetings, small receptions, presentations, and other special events. A television is set into the wall for multimedia presentations.

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The Board Room

With large windows overlooking the museum collections, the board room includes a large conference table. This event rental is ideal for meetings and presentations.

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Host the wedding of your dreams or an exciting outdoor event in our Native Gardens. With over five acres of charming western South Dakota native plants, set the scene for a memorable occasion.

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Pricing includes: Basic area setup, staffing during your special events and can include entrance to the museum for your guests. Please contact Tammy Misselt for details on any event rental at 605-394-6923 or at

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Coffee, bottle water and soft drinks are available for purchase. Please see our alcohol policy below regarding our bar service. The Journey Museum and Learning Center can provide selected table linens and centerpieces for an additional fee for your event rental.

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Alcohol Policy

The Journey Museum and Learning Center holds a beer and wine permit. All laws of the City of Rapid City and the State of South Dakota apply to the serving and consuming of alcohol. No outside beverages may be brought into The Journey Museum and Learning Center; products must be purchased through the museum.

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Political Fundraisers/Events

The renting organization must include a disclaimer on all print and additional marketing materials stating “The Journey Museum and Learning Center is a non-profit corporation that does not endorse any particular candidate or political issue.”

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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.



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

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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.