Children's Museum of South Dakota facts for kids
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Brookings, South Dakota, U.S.
The Children's Museum of South Dakota is a children's museum located in Brookings, South Dakota. Founded in 2010 in a renovated Brookings elementary school, The Children's Museum of South Dakota's 44,000 square foot building contains over 5,000 "loose parts," and is supported by both an outdoor playground and a cafeteria, Café Coteau. It includes several year-round play areas, as well as "Mama," one of the only full-size permanent, animatronic T. rex specimens in the United States, and an interactive "stickwork" installation by Patrick Dougherty called Tangle Town.
The Children's Museum of South Dakota is a non-profit organization, managed and supported through an endowment from The Dale and Pat Larson family foundation. The museum sees more than 100,000 visitors annually.
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