Hello, my name is Dixie. I am the Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center Director here at St. Joseph’s Indian School.
Are you planning your summer vacation? Take in one of South Dakota’s best kept secrets and visit the Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center . . . more than just a traditional museum, the Akta Lakota Museum provides visitors with a living lesson on the Native American way of life – both past and present.
Each year, over 25,000 guests take time to visit the our on-site museum! In addition to folks from countries throughout the world, every state in the union has been represented by visitors to the museum. You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity to view one of the most fascinating highlights of the Chamberlain area!
With over 14,000 square feet of display space, a culturally aware layout, color-coded time lines and a gift shop boasting Native American-made items, there is truly something for everyone at the Akta Lakota Museum!
From the minute you arrive on St. Joseph’s Indian School’s beautiful campus, you know you are in for a treat. So, whether you’re out with the family, in town with a large group or passing through by yourself, you won’t want to pass up an opportunity to visit. Hop to see you here! Check out our website for driving directions to the Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center!
The Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center is located on the campus of St. Joseph’s Indian School, 1301 North Main Street, in Chamberlain, South Dakota. The museum’s current hours are 8-6 Monday – Saturday and 9-5 Sunday. For more information call 800-798-3452 or visit www.aktalakota.org.