Current Exhibits

Turn on the Light!

What would we do without light? Come visit our latest temporary exhibit to be enlightened! Opening January 29, it runs through May 21. Opening day we will have a through-the-day reception of beverages and special themed treats, made by SME’s Treats. Exhibit includes photos, storyboards, touchscreen quiz, activity table with books and a workbook. 

Groovy Lava Lamps

Neat-o man! Learn how Lava Lamps work, and make your own kid-friendly lava lamp at our Family Fun Day on February 20. The fun starts at 2:00 pm and we will have a drawing for a mini lava lamp!  Powerpoint and free take-home workbook; refreshments provided. $2 per person or free with membership! Reservations suggested; call 605-723-1200.

Along Came a Spider

Spiders–friend or foe? Although some folks are frightened of them, spiders are a fascinating part of the animal world. Come see our exhibit and learn about the diversity and benefits of these critters. In addition to the exhibit we have books to read and a take-home workbook for children. Come and see!

The History of Custer State Park

First Saturday Brunch welcomes historian Ken Hargens as he presents on the beginnings of this remarkable park.  The presentation on February 5 will begin at 10:30 am, right after the brunch which begins at 10:00 am. Reservations are required; please call 605-723-1200. Brunch is $5 per person or FREE with membership.

Check out this 360 degree video tour of our community – significant buildings, the downtown and more!  Tour provided by Mary Buchholz and Hunter Anderson.