Upcoming Events

May
26

National Paper Airplane Day


Along with the materials provided to make your own airplane throughout...
Jun
1

Itty Bitty Einsteins: Bees, Butterflies, and Other Pollinators!

Mistress Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With the help...
Jun
3

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

Our Little Explorers Nature Preschool is South Dakota’s first...
Jun
3

Forces of Nature (Sprouts: K-2nd grade)

Wind, water, things that nibble. How do you live with nature?
...

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!
  • What is STEM / STEAM?
  • ASTC Passport Program Members are FREE!