Dakota Sunset Museum

205 West Commercial Avenue
Gettysburg, SD 57442


The Dakota Sunset Museum features the 40-ton Sacred Sioux Medicine Rock, which was originally located 15 miles west of Gettysburg near the Missouri River. Imbedded with human footprints and handprints, this rock is considered sacred to the Lakota people.

Also featured are area history artifacts & memorabilia, displays of pioneer barbershop, law office, kitchen, parlor, bedroom, music room and a sewing display. Also a big game animal collection, blacksmith shop, country schoolhouse, carriage barn. We have an extensive photo collection and geanological collection of over 10,000 obituaries.

In 1995, Lakota artist Del Iron Cloud painted murals at the museum above the Medicine Rock, and around the Frankhauser big game animal collection which includes the North American wild sheep.

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