Mead Cultural Education Center

The Mead Cultural Education Center is the new home of the Yankton County Historical Society and the Dakota Territorial Museum. Opening with the first two premiere exhibits in 2018, the a permanent exhibit will focus on the Corps of Discovery expedition from start to finish, with particular focus on the section in the Dakota Territory. There is also a fully interactive children's section of the museum which focuses on travel throughout Dakota Territory, beginning with historic boating operations and continuing through to modern travel including air travel.

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Latitude: 42.911761 Longitude: -97.403288 Elevation: 1297 ft
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Seasons Open

Year Round

Hours Open



$8 adults, $5 child, group rates and memberships available

Eco-Friendly Notes

In 2019/2020 native plant restoration will occur in the "Heritage Park" featuring historic buildings from the region. This is an ongoing restoration project at this time.

Accessibility Notes

Elevator access to all floors.

Pet Friendly Notes

ADA only.

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