PO Box 395, 21 South Main Street, Aberdeen South Dakota 57402
The museum hosts both long- and short-term exhibits interpreting the Dakotah Midlands prairie, the lifestyles and lives of early settlers, the railroad's influence on the settlement, and Native American culture. Featured are the Hatterscheidt Wildlife Gallery on the first floor, where over 55 mounted specimens from various continents are displayed adjacent to an excellent firearms collection. The second-floor Lamont Gallery hosts the work of local and regional artists and art shows. The museum, a recent recipient of the Governor's Award for History, is housed in the historic circa 1889 Romanesque Revival-design Northwestern National Bank building, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Closed Mondays and major holidays. Admission by donation.
Other History nearby:
(Eureka) Eureka Pioneer Museum
(Faulkton) Pickler Mansion
05/22 Coming to The Aberdeen area
South Dakota BBQ Championships Huron SD May31-June1 Anyone can compete in the backyard BBQ Competition. Meat is provided so you don't need to bring any.
Antique Power Show Huron SD June15-17 Experience the days of antique tractors, cars, steam and stationary gas engines. 150 exhibits and displays, entertainment, demonstrations, flea market, parade and tractor and car games.
Scandinavian Hjemkomst and Midwest Viking Festivals Moorhead MN June28-29 The Midwest Viking Festival is an outdoor gathering of craftsmen, musicians and living history enthusiasts, from throughout the upper Midwest, who specialize in bringing the Viking Age back to life.
Sully County Fair Onida SD August9-12 kicking off the fair with a parade through Onida on Thursday, at 6:27 p.m. The parade will end up at the fairgrounds where we will be having cake, refreshments and music.
Brown County Fair Aberdeen SD August12-18 The Brown County Fair has been providing entertainment and promoting family unity since the 1880s. Enjoy the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo and the demolition derby.