Great little museum in Fort Pierre. Packed with exhibits of the real America. Staff were very helpful and helped us understand some of the more challenging exhibits.
Had a great time there. One of our many memories of our trip last fall, from the UK to South Dakota.
Located in Fort Pierre SD, the museum is named for the Verendrye brothers (Louis and Chevalier) who reached this approximate location in 1743 and promptly buried a lead plate in a hillside claiming the entire Missouri watershed for France. The museum contains many plains artifacts, but no lead plate has ever been found! Worth a visit to see what 'the...