South Dakota Discovery Center

Your hands-on science playground


Support hands-on science education for families in our community while getting in free here and in many ATSC sites around the US!


Upcoming events

More happenings

Aviation Events!

Two great opportunities to learn more about aviation!

  • Middle and High School Students.
  • Jan 21 6PM - 8PM. 
  • Free!
  • Food, prizes and learn about being a pilot. Sign up today!

  • Elks Aviation and Technology Day
  • Grades K-5 +
  • Jan 29 1pm - 5pm
  • Free thanks to our sponsors Mustang Aviation, Pierre Elks Club, Radio Controlled Airplane Club
  • Be a pilot for a day and join us for a day filled with fun activities! Step into the cockpit and test your skills at the flight simulator! Fly a drone and discover what it takes to be a pilot with the air force personnel from Ellsworth Air Force Base! Build and test your own satellite or flier like a real aerospace engineer. See for yourself what else you can explore!

Endowment Fund

Your donation to our endowment fund through the South Dakota Community Foundation will help ensure future generations have access to the South Dakota Discovery Center.

Donate today!

Find your Membership Card

To access your digital card:

  1. Click on the log in button at the top right.  
  2. If you have not logged into the account before, choose “forgot password”.  Type in the email that you gave us for your account and the code located below the prompt.  You should receive an email that will give you a temporary password to log in.  
  3. Once you have logged in, click on your name on the top right to access your card.
  4. You can save the image to your phone or print out a card to share.

Educator Highlights

Professional Development

Check out our professional development for this winter! Updated frequently, check back often. We have a great stipend opportunity that ends Jan 24, 2020.

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