South Dakota Educational Excursions
Afford your child the best chance to learn by taking field trips to different locations that encourage learning and curiosity. The locations listed below are wonderful tools in reinforcing the ideas taught in the classroom while having fun!
Siouxland Hertitage Museum
The Old Courthouse Museum and the Pettigrew Home and Museum are two of the best ways to experience history in the region.
Address: 200 West 6th Street, Sioux, Falls
Phone: (605) 367-4210
South Dakota Discovery Center and Museum
Provides interactive exhibits and hands-on science activities that are fun and educational.
Address: 805 West Sioux Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 224-8295
Crazy Horse Memorial
Nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota is the world's largest mountain carving. Funded and operated by the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation in 1949, the Crazy Horse Memorial has grown to a large complex featuring museums, educational programs and conference facilities.
Address: 12151 Avenue of the Cheifs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730
Native American Educational & Cultural Center
Part of the Crazy Horse Memorial complex. Provides hands on experiences for visitors to the Crazy Horse Memorial. Features how to set up a Lakota tipi, Lakota Indian games, activity tables where visitors can make crafts and other activities to delight and educate visitors.
Address: Inside the Crazy Horse Memorial (above)
Wind Cave National Park
One of the longest and most complex cave systems in the world can be toured daily.
Address: 26611 US Highway 385, Hot Springs, South Dakota 57747