Sleep Inn Airport
1500 N Kiwanis Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: (605) 339-3992
Fax: (605) 271-1133
Arts & Museums
Discover an amazing variety of animals and birds at this fantastic facility established in 1963. The sprawling Great Plains Zoo spans 45 acres (18.21 hectares) and boasts of an extensive collection, including a host of exotic as well as endangered species. The beautifully laid-out park features lush enclosures and expansive areas for a pleasant experience to both, the animals as well as visitors. Kids can have a whale of a time with the camel rides, the train ride through the park, the carousel and much more. Besides this, the park also hosts the Delbridge Museum of Natural History with exciting mounted displays of animals. Check website for more.
This restored Queen Anne-style home was the residence of South Dakota's first senator, Richard Pettigrew. Pettigrew opened his own public museum in the rear of the home in 1925, to display his collection of such items as stone tools, projectile points, Native American clothing, guns, natural history specimens and items related to the settlement of Sioux Falls. He left his home and museum to the city of Sioux Falls to be maintained as a museum when he died in 1926.
Constructed of native Sioux Quartzite stone, this restored building includes slate stairs, granite pillars, stained glass windows, tiled fireplaces, 16 large murals painted between 1915 and 1917 and three floors filled with regional history exhibits. Unique gifts, historic toys, books and souvenirs can be purchased in the museum store on the first floor.
Discover over 80 hands-on science exhibits, giant screen movies, and seven art galleries. It's a great adventure for the whole family.
See medical advancements from the early 1900's to the present.
Works of art from over 150 artists. Paintings, sculptures, dolls, jewlry, books, music, quilts, and weavings.
Driving down the Interstate 90 near Montrose, it's hard to miss the giant bull head peeking from the ground. It's intriguing enough to cause a detour, and you'll be rewarded with many more such installations which comprise the Porter Sculpture Park. The work is a brainchild of metal sculptor Wayne Porter, and contains fantastical installations created mostly from scrap metal. Depicting insects, reptiles and other-worldly creatures, the artist's works have a spooky touch that's bound to stay with you for some time after you've left.