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>  South Dakota Discovery Center
                 Fun, interactive learning is the focus
                 of the South Dakota Discovery
                 Center. More than 60 hands-on
                 exhibits illustrate principles of
                 electricity, magnetism, life sciences,
                 telecommunications and physics.
                 Visit www.sd-discovery.org for hours
                 of operation or call 605.224.8295.


              >  South Dakota National
                 Guard Museum
                 Established in 1862 as a frontier militia,
                 the South Dakota National Guard is
                 tightly woven into the state’s history.
                 The South Dakota National Guard
                 Museum in Pierre is the state’s repository
                 for relics, memorabilia and historical     >  Lewis & Clark Family Center
                 documents relating to the Guard’s              Feel the difference between elk and
                 activities from the late 1800s through         buffalo hides. Learn to identify the
                 recent peacekeeping missions. Open             tracks of native animals. See a dug-
                 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday,           out canoe of the kind used on Lewis
                 call 605.773.2475.                             and Clark’s historic expedition. The
                                                                interactive displays of the Lewis and
                                                                Clark Family Center, located on Farm
                                                                Island, offer hands-on lessons in U.S.
                                                                history. Open Memorial Day to Labor
                                                                Day. Contact farmisland@state.sd.us
                                                                or call 605.773.2885.


                                                            >  The Sunset Paddleboat
                                                                The Pierre/Fort Pierre area has the last
                                                                working paddlewheel on the Missouri!
                                                                The boat takes visitors on cruises of
                                                                the area and has a total capacity of
                                                                120 and a dining capacity of 84, with
                                                                an on-board beverage bar and catering
                                                                available. Reservations are available
                                                                through Steamboat, Inc. by calling
                                                                605.222.4149.

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