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Tri-State Museum

415 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD 57717-1435
+1 605-723-1200
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Great Local Museum

Interesting selection of historical artifacts, from rodeo to dinosaurs! Lots of local history and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
West Plains, Missouri
Great for families.

They always have family activities planned. Once a month they have a discovery day for you to bring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mika V
Belle Fourche, South Dakota
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Explore our warm and friendly little museum, featuring the history of cowboys, rodeo, pioneers, mercantile, and military. Also learn about the area's dinosaurs, archaeology and geology. Pick up a great souvenir or gift at our gift shop. Bring the kids! They will love the western activity table, dress-up trunk and discovery boxes. Our Visitor Center is well stocked with maps, travel guides and travel information.
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415 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD 57717-1435
+1 605-723-1200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting selection of historical artifacts, from rodeo to dinosaurs! Lots of local history and plenty to keep kids and adults interested.

Thank KCoursey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They always have family activities planned. Once a month they have a discovery day for you to bring young children to explore. They also have a few hands on exhibits to keep kids interested. Worth it to stop by.

Thank Mika V
Reviewed 29 September 2017

While there was a lot of information regarding the early history of the area. The staff did not seem to know a lot about the area. There were some great books in their book store.Would be a great stop for families with children.

Thank lottiesnana1
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the center of the nation monument and found this museum next door. It is full or wonderful exhibits and has a surprisingly large amount of items. Well displayed and viewable. The museum only asks for a donation - an added bonus in...More

Thank troublekatze
Reviewed 6 August 2017

There was really nothing exceptional to see here. It was clean and well maintained. The gentleman manning the reception desk acted as if I wasn't there (not an uncommon experience as an over-weight woman) while subsequently fawning over other visitors who entered. If you're stopping...More

Thank Candy P
Reviewed 24 June 2017

There is not much to see in Bell Fourche, but if you are going to see anything stop here! Upon entering the visitors center we were greeted with a huge collection of everything western! The museum is free, with a suggested donation of $5. There...More

Thank Kellie H
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

What a fun museum with so much to offer...for FREE (donations accepted!) Who knew little Belle Fourche had so much history and had so many industries that had developed around it. My husband and I really enjoyed looking around at the artifacts/antiques/information. I think it...More

Thank JoyousGirl91
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this museum with its historic exhibits. It was well displayed and not cluttered. Even though we are not from the area it was nice to see the antiques from past generations,

Thank Joan42469
Reviewed 1 November 2016

You should definitely go to the center of the country monument and while they are at why not stop by the museum which is right next to the monument? It's a nice collection of 19th-century items and clothing worn by cowboys and cowgirls. Not real...More

Thank francetravel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Wonderful museum. Well kept up with many exhibits to view. Something for everyone. Amazing variety in the many exhibits. Very enjoyable.

Thank Lynn S
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