Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, Mitchell

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The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching Native American history through the excavations of a 1,000 year old village.
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  • On our way to the Black Hills we stopped here after visiting the Corn Palace. Kids 12 and under get in FREE! Beautiful museum that includes an inside excavation site. Plus there is a dig site for...  more »
  • Don’t miss the Indian village if you have an interest in history or archeology. Nicely presented and a unique opportunity to see an actual dig.  more »
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  • Was so excited to go there (after Corn Palace) but as soon as we pulled in, it started raining! Bummer! The gentleman that was working was very knowledgeable & friendly...explaining all about the dig & other things available there. We will surely head back to Mitchell & return.
  • We saw this in the 70's when it was little more than a few holes in the ground. It has evolved into a great way for people to learn about the indigenous cultures around here as they would have lived in 1000 AD. The Archaeodome has a combination of hands on and media to engage a variety of ages. The lodge house was worth a look. And yes there is a gift shop, lots of items from toys to art to candy, made for about every budget and many tastes.

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