Current Exhibits

Westerns Movies and T.V.

If you have a hankering for some western movie history, or just John Wayne, come see our latest temporary exhibit “Westerns Movies and T.V.” 

Opening April 22, it runs through September 7. Exhibit includes photos, storyboards, touchscreen quiz, activity table with books and a workbook. Tri-State Museum, 415 5th Avenue, Belle Fourche. 605-723-1200.

Rocks and Minerals

Rock on! Our topic for this month is Rocks and Minerals. See a great film, examine the specimens in the museum’s collection, then do a geological scavenger hunt. There will be a rocky craft and a drawing for a book plus a take-home workbook. Refreshments served. $2 per person or free with membership. Reservations are helpful. Sunday, June 18th at 2 pm. Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center, 415 5th Avenue, Belle Fourche. 605-723-1200.

Batter Up!

The Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center will open a new mini exhibit on Saturday, May 27, with a through-the-day reception of beverages and specially made cupcakes from SME’s Treats. 

The exhibit is entitled, “Batter Up: The History of Baseball.” It will include storyboards and photos about how the game developed, baseball cards, the history of the tune “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” women in baseball, and how baseball has impacted society and the arts. There will also be information about historical or current area baseball programs, including the Basin League, Spearfish Sasquatch and Belle Fourche Youth Baseball.

The exhibit will also include a touchscreen quiz and a take-home workbook.

Young people who visit the exhibit on opening day can enter a drawing for the book, “Baseball History for Kids.”  Kids on baseball teams who come to the opening in their uniform can have their photo taken with the exhibit.

Historical Hydroelectric Plants on the Redwater

Leo Orme will present his talk on hydroelectric plants on the Redwater River on June 3.

Brunch is at 10 am and is $5 or free with membership; presentation at 10:30 am is free to all. Reservations are required for the brunch or just the presentation; please call 605-723-1200.  Please let us know if you must cancel. Tri-State Museum, 415 5th Avenue, Belle Fourche.

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

Centennial Sculpture & Park

Listen to the Story of the Sculpture