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Shrine to Music Museum

414 E Clark St, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069-2307
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It's actually called the National Music Museum

This museum has some great exhibits. There are a wide variety of old and new instruments here... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
EA_South_Dakota
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Vermillion, SD
Great place to explore!

This is the same place as the National Music Museum they changed their name a couple of years ago... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
John B
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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18 Aug 2016
“It's actually called the National Music Museum”
17 Jun 2016
“Great place to explore!”
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414 E Clark St, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069-2307
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

This museum has some great exhibits. There are a wide variety of old and new instruments here: brass, strings, percussion, woodwinds, as well as instruments from all over the world. They have a great collection of acoustic guitars, but not much in the way of...More

1  Thank EA_South_Dakota
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is the same place as the National Music Museum they changed their name a couple of years ago to more reflect their national and international collection. This is a great place and good for families and school trips.

Thank John B
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is the same collection as the National Music Museum. There are collections of European, settled American, guitars, guitar shops, and world music instruments to view.

Thank stanh279
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is a one-of-a kind stop. The last time I was there with a small tour group, we were allowed to play some of the gongs and instruments in an African setting. There is so much to see; not all can ever be displayed at...More

1  Thank grandmajansd
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

The "Shrine" is the common name of the National Music Museum and both are located in the same building. This world-class collection of rare and uncommon instruments ranks among the top collections in the world, where experts study and play them regularly. Schedule a few...More

Thank Dennis N
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Whether your love is western classical music or rock and roll, the museum has something for you. An incredible variety of harpsichords, early pianos, and organs, to Stradavarious violins and cellos. If you like world music, they have a room dedicated to music from Africa,...More

1  Thank 1980Tim
Reviewed 12 March 2013

We have not visited this since it was relocated in the Dome so it'sbeen quite a long time ago. It was nice at the time and I'm sure it just keeps getting more additions and gets better.

3  Thank 316tricia
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