The Verendrye Museum in Fort Pierre is named for Louis and Chevalier Verendrye, two French brothers who explored the upper reaches of the Missouri River.

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The Verendrye Museum will be closed for 2020 for ongoing renovation. The other Verendrye Museum historic sites are open to the public at no charge. This includes the Log Cabin Visitor Center, 1905 Stanley County Jail, Sansarc County School Museum and the Fort Pierre Depot, all located in historic downtown Fort Pierre. Donations of any denomination are welcome.

Verendrye Museum Board Members:

Deb Schiefelbein, President
Darby Nutter, Vice President
Connie Carlisle, Treasurer
Dena Gabriel, Secretary
Sandy Cronin
Lynn Fravel
Wyatt Johnson
Dana Iversen
Brian Scott