Current Exhibits

History of Medicine

How is medicine related to science? And how long has it been? Surprisingly only a couple of hundred years! Come see how “medicine” was administered, and what was in it. It will make your hair curl!

Put a Spark in it: Electricity!

We have some hair-raising experiments for you this month at our Family Fun Day! Sunday, January 17th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. is the day and time. We have crafts, a film, a free, take-home activity packet, a book-drawing, and refreshments. $2 per person or FREE with membership. Reservations suggested; call 605-723-1200.

Bzzzz: Bees

What’s all the buzz about? Why, Bees of course! Come in and learn about these hard-working creatures as well as hard-working beekeepers. Photos, storyboards, beekeeping equipment, and a touchscreen quiz, kids’ books to read, and a free take-home packet make a honey of an exhibit. Now you can even buy local honey in our gift shop!

Textiles Around the World

Chip Kimball will join us Saturday, February 6, as the featured speaker for our First Saturday Brunch. Her talk, entitled “Textiles Around the World”, will begin at 10:30 am, right after our wonderful brunch which begins at 10:00 am. The brunch will be in the Visitor Center and there will be seating for 36 only. Reservations are required; please call 605-723-1200. Brunch is $5 per person or FREE with membership.