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Children's Museum of South Dakota

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A place for all kids of all ages !!!

There are so many different activities - for all ages. It is so much fun watching kids run from... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Brookings, South Dakota
Great place to let kids use their energy!

This is a great place to bring kids, lots of volunteers to assist, plenty of things to do and see... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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521 4th St, Brookings, SD 57006-2046
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

There are so many different activities - for all ages. It is so much fun watching kids run from place to place. A place where kids are able to create and use their imagination. One of the favorites is the grocery store and a close...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a great place to bring kids, lots of volunteers to assist, plenty of things to do and see. Kids loved the climbing nets, dressing up, making paper hats. Should have brought their bathing suits and towels - got wet and had to dry...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We went here with our five year old and two year old for the afternoon and they really enjoyed it. A wide variety of activities for various ages make this a good place for families with multiple children. There’s an expansive outdoor area with little...More

Thank woodinjw
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Our 3 year old daughter loved the place. We will definitely go back again if in the area. We drove 5 hours from home just to go here and we were not disappointed

Thank Farmer2006
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I was very impressed with the quality and variety of exhibits. My 3 year old loved it and so did I! Nice large motor and fine motor options.

Thank Michelle245248
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Most Children's museums I go to are a mess and often have a lot of broken areas and exhibits. Not here. I took my 6 year old for his special birthday trip and we had a blast. He really enjoyed the farm to market area,...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome for young children! Lots of activities for the kid’s to do. Some activities includes building, theatrics, and painting! The outdoor section has a faux fishing pond as well as two large dinosaurs! The vine huts were awesome as well!

Thank Bee L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We always have a great time at the Children's Museum. The age difference between my oldest to youngest is almost 6 years, but there is something for everyone to do. There are physical activities, such as climbing the "cloud," gardening and shipping produce to a...More

Thank Nadia M
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I normally love this museum, so when we had family in town this was the first place we suggested taking the kiddos. We arrived around 10:30 on a Tuesday with three kids. In addition to the normal crowd ,which was expected, there was a very...More

Thank travelinfamsd
Kerrie V, Director of Marketing at Children's Museum of South Dakota, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We are sorry to hear your experience was not comparable to your previous positive visits. Groups certainly can affect the energy in our space. While we do have a number of play guides on the...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

This place is an unbelievable experience for kids. It is so much more than a place to play. I wish I had grandkids so I had an excuse to go myself! For anyone with children, this is a must-see when visiting Brookings!

Thank Chad C
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Response from Lindylou248 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have reciprocity agreements. If you go to our website, click on Become a member. At the bottom of the page there is a click here link that takes you to a page with more information and list of museums. Thank... More
28 July 2015|
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Response from codyh864 | Reviewed this property |
The cost of admission is $6.00 per person, ages 1 and up. Children under the age of one receive free admission to the Museum. Admission is FREE for Museum Members.