Upcoming Events

Jun
3

Little Explorers Nature Preschool Session 1a (4-5 year olds)

Our Little Explorers Nature Preschool is South Dakota’s first...
Jun
4

Little Explorers Nature Preschool Session 1b (3-4 year olds)

Our Little Explorers Nature Preschool is South Dakota’s first...
Jun
17

Environmental Detectives (Sprouts: K-2nd grade)


STEM Discovery Summer Camps for grades K-5

P...
Jun
18

Badlands: The Power of Water/Mni

Water is a powerful force and its handiwork is evident in the Badla...

ABOUT

The South Dakota Discovery Center is dedicated to empowering all Peoples of the Great Plains through hands-on experiences that inspire scientific thinking, to create a society of curious, scientifically literate, and engaged problem solvers.

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Business Hours

SUMMER HOURS (May 1- August 31)
Mon.-Sat. 10:00am-5:00pm
Sun. 1:00pm-5:00pm

WINTER HOURS ( September 1-April 30)
Tues.-Sun. 1:00pm-5:00pm
Sat. 10:00am-5:00pm

GROUP VISITS & ON-SITE STEMVENTURE PROGRAMS           (year-round)*
Mon.-Sat. 10:00am-5:00pm
Sun. 1:00pm-5:00pm
*Please note that Group Visits and Onsite STEMventure Programs must be booked and confirmed in advance.

WE ARE OPEN ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Native American Day, Halloween, Veterans Day, New Year’s Eve

WE ARE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS
New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Admission

  • $7 per person
    (3-64 years old)
  • $5 AAA Members and Seniors
  • 2 years and under are FREE!
  • SDDC Members are FREE!
  • ASTC Passport Program Members are FREE!