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Dakota Sunset Museum, Gettysburg

#79 of 89 in Museums in South Dakota
Must see · History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Dakota Sunset Museum is an award-winning museum that opened its doors in 1990 and went through a great expansion in 2006. The museum, located in Gettysburg, SD just east of the Missouri River, showcases the history of Potter County, which was the place of settlement for over 200 Civil War veterans in the early 1880s. At the Dakota Sunset Museum you will get to explore exhibits that date back to the late 1800s.
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  • The memorial is pretty much at town center of what used to be a thriving town in upper central South Dakota. There are several nice cafes in the area and nice motels also. The Sunset Museum lists in.....  more »
  • A gem worthy of a detour while in S.D. The ladies were welcoming and rightfully proud of their small collection--spending an hour with us answering all kinds of general and specific questions about...  more »
  • My daughter and grandkids love going to visit. They do the scavenger hunt and love to see all the old things on dislpay.
  • Great little museum! Very interesting and educational.

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