Test Your Mettle

Our latest Temporary exhibit is Test Your Mettle. Come learn about how metal was discovered and the many uses it has been put to--from tools to art and many things in between.
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Family Fun Day for September is all about weaving. We will have a demonstrator show us how the loom in the museum works! Sunday, September 20th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. is the day and time. We have weaving crafts and a free, take-home activity packet, a book-drawing, and refreshments. $2 per person or FREE with membership. Reservations suggested; call 605-723-1200.
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Buzz 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. Opens August 15.

Location & Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm.

The Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center at the Center of the Nation in Belle Fourche, South Dakota
Our Location

415 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD 57717

Phone Number

(605) 723-1200 or (605) 723-2010

Hours of Operation
Labor Day – September 30:
Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday

October 1 – April 30:
Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

May 1 – Memorial Day:
Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Sunday

Memorial Day – Labor Day:
Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.


Kristi Thielen, Director
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Jean Maher, Assistant Director
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Jada Udager, Collections Archivist
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Lou Florez, Store Manager/Volunteer Coordinator
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Phone, Email & Address Info:

(605) 723-1200 or (605) 723-2010
415 5th Ave
Belle Fourche, SD 57717