Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center Museum

The Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center is a historical museum devoted to the legendary sport of South Dakota rodeo; the history and its stars. In our two-story museum you will find rare memorabilia  of 9-Time World Champion Casey Tibbs, 1920's trick rider Mattie Goff Newcombe, and many more rodeo greats! .

Climb up on our virtual bronc and get a feel for how long eight seconds can be! Try on a cowboy hat, jump on a saddle and take photos in front of our 42-foot hand painted mural. Watch videos and rides of South Dakota's 19 World Champions. View our three large, bronze statues (with the fourth one to be placed in June 2018). Check out the spectacular view from the second story which overlooks the beautiful Missouri River. This is the best view from a museum/conference center in central South Dakota!

We welcome small and large groups. You can walk through on your own or personalized tours and historical presentations are available (call to make an appointment). Our 200-person conference center is also a great location for a luncheon, social or dinner! We utilize area caterers and can set up a bar for a social hour. Our large parking lot allows easy bus access.

Additional exhibit display feature highlights and artifacts of rodeo clowns, announcers, queens, entertainment acts, cowboys, and stock contractors. Organizations such as 4-H, Little Britches, High School and Collage Rodeo are also featured exhibits along with the Great Plains Indian Association and the South Dakota Rodeo Association.

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Latitude: 44.356866 Longitude: -100.377316 Elevation: 1483 ft
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Seasons Open

September through May: Open Tuesday through Saturday. June through August: Open year round.

Hours Open

Hours: (central time) September through May: Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm Sat: 10am -3pm Sun & Mon: Closed June through August: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm Sat: 10am-5pm Sun: 1-5pm Museum


Admission Prices: Adults: $6 Seniors: (55+) $5 Seniors: $4 Veterans, $4 Kids 6-18, Kids 5 and younger are free

Eco-Friendly Notes

Replaced museum lighting with energy-efficient LED bulbs. Utilize natural cleaning products when possible. Recycle cans.

Accessibility Notes

Facility accessible for disabled. Ramp from parking lot to main doors is accessible by wheelchair. Elevator on site. Walker and 2 wheelchairs available. 

Pet Friendly Notes

Being we are a museum with rare artifacts, pets are not allowed into the museum unless they are a registered service animal. We have a large shaded area outside and you may leash your pet to one of the cedar timbers and he/she can take in the clean South Dakota air. Water will be provided but you'll need to bring Fido his own cowboy hat.

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Contact Information

Cindy Bahe - Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center
6054941094 (Fax)
210 Verendrye Drive, PO Box 37
Fort Pierre, SD 57532 US
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