South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

South Dakota

Exhibits at this ecologically groundbreaking museum (it's completely underground) include a bloody Ghost Dance shirt from Wounded Knee. Exhibits trace the state's history from before European contact through to its role as a base for nuclear missiles and bombs during the Cold War.

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1. State Capitol

0.56 MILES

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2. Framboise Island

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