South Dakota Museum Heritage Hall

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Summer Hours:

Open May 1 through September 30

     Monday - Friday 9 am-4 pm

     Weekends 1-4 pm

Winter Hours:

Open October 1 through April 30

      Monday - Friday 12-4 pm

(Closed all weekends and holidays)

The Archivist is available Monday-Friday 
or by appointment.

​​May 22, 2019

Second Annual South Dakota Chislic Festival

Uniting heritage and foods at the heart of the “Chislic Circle” of South Dakota lore - the “South Dakota Chislic Festival” is back!

The festival will take place on Freeman’s Prairie Aboretum on July 27 beginning at 9 a.m.. It will revolve around a judged chislic competition, with top-ranked Chislic recipes receiving cash prizes and trophies. The event will also feature craft beer from across the state, as well as a variety of other activities and entertainment.

Learn more here: Event Website and follow on Facebook

WELCOME to Heritage Hall Museum & Archives 

Heritage Hall Museum & Archives has over 20,000 items on display.

Heritage Hall Museum and Archives strives to preserve, educate and foster appreciation for the diverse natural and cultural history of the greater Freeman area, settled largely by Germans from Russia in the 1870s.

Heritage Hall Museum welcomes individuals and families, as well as school and tour groups. Large groups are encouraged to call ahead to arrange for guides as needed.




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880 S Cedar St

Freeman, SD 57029


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24 mi. south of I-90 Exit 364 on HWY 81.

32 mi. west of I-29 Exit 47 on HWY 46.
Turn north on HWY 81 to Freeman.

34 mi. north of Yankton on HWY 81.