Dakota Discovery Museum

1300 McGovern Ave
Mitchell, SD

Dakota Discovery Museum. Learning fun for the whole family! Free Activity Books for the children. Children of all ages can experience life on the prairies with area and cultural activities. Whether you visit as part of a family vacation or as a school field trip, we can make your experience at Dakota Discovery a memorable one. For over 65 years the Dakota Discovery Museum has been welcoming cultures from all over the world to a place of imagination. Our inviting environment features numerous historic artifacts from a time when the way of life came from the land itself.

Located on the campus of Dakota Wesleyan University, the Dakota Discovery Museum provides entertaining and educational benefits to everyone who walks through the door.

Average Length of Visit: 1.5 hours

Hours of Operation:

Summer (May - October):

9:00 am - 6:00 pm = Weekdays

10:00 am - 4:00 pm = Saturday

Winter (October - April):

9:00 am - 5:00 pm = Weekdays

Closed 4th of July and Labor Day