Walk into history where larger-than-life sculptures of Merriwether Lewis and William Clark by James Earle Fraser greet you at the door. The Changing Exhibits Gallery features specialized exhibits of historic interest.
Middle Border History Gallery
Step back in time in the Middle Border History Gallery.
- The Plains Indians
- Fur Trade
- Dakota Territory
- Farming and Ranching
- The 1930′s Great Depression
Historic Village Complex
Step back in time as you walk through our historic village complex, featuring authentic buildings that you can walk through and many original furnishings.
Our historic village complex features:
Plains Indian Culture
At Dakota Discovery Museum, we have a wide variety of displays that portray the cultural of Plain Indians tribes from this region.
Featured displays include American Indian beadwork and porcupine quillwork including clothing, bags, ceremonial regalia, utilitarian objects, horse gear, dolls and missionary items.
Tribes represented in historic quillwork and beadwork displays include:
- Plains Cree
Be sure to visit the museums’ Gift Shop for unique gift items!
In addition to the gift shop within our museum, we also offer an
online gift shopfor your shopping convenience.
The items in our gift shop make excellent gifts, and we can ship anywhere!
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