Tour Partners

We've listed a handful of other Tour Partners to help you explore the history and architecture within Minnehaha County. They provide regularly scheduled tours to the public.


Siouxland Heritage Museums

Early Churches of Sioux Falls Trolley Tour

Sites of worship, past and present. Info includes backgrounds of the diverse congregations, plus the church architecture. 

JUN 13 or JUN 27 Mon 6:30–8 p.m. $5 Call to reserve: 367-8222

Sioux Falls Cemeteries Trolley Tour

Visit the cemeteries in Sioux Falls and learn the history of each. Information about its establishment, features, and notable residents. Abandoned and little-known cemeteries in Sioux Falls are also visited. JUL 11 or JUL 25 Mon 6:30–8 p.m. $5 367-8222.

Old School Education Trolley Tour

See some of the first schools in Sioux Falls. Discuss the history of the schools themselves, and the development of education in

the area. AUG 8 or AUG 22 Mon 6:30–8 p.m. $5 367-8222.

Old Courthouse Museum 

Guided tours include the building history, its hallway murals, permanent exhibitions, and larger exhibit galleries.


Pettigrew Home and Museum

Tour the 1889 Queen Anne-style home of South Dakota's first senator, R.F. Pettigrew. Information about the home, its residents, life during the turn of the 20th century.

2016 Walking Tours

A variety of historic walking tours through throughout Sioux Falls. Thursdays @ 6:30pm. $3 Call 367-4210 to register.

JUN 2 -Phillips Avenue

JUN 9 -Duluth Avenue

JUN 16 -Mt. Pleasant Cemetery

JUN 23 -Warehouse District

JUN 30 -South McKennan Park


Hills of Rest Cemetery


2016 Moonlight Walking Tour

Visits the graves of renowned people buried at Hills of Rest. Learn about the events that occurred during their lifetimes, and the circumstances surrounding their deaths. Tours limit is 25. Check website for details. Or call 338-6551


If you’d like your organization to be added to our Tour Partners list, please email You don’t need to be a nonprofit to be listed, but your tours must feature historic places and architecture in Minnehaha County.

If we add your organization, please let us know if any of the information changes so we can keep your listing up to date.




The MCHS likes to promote our partners and friends who share our passion for  preservation, restoration, and education of our historical resources.

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