The Granary by Aberdeen

Experience Local Culture & Art


The Granary is a rural cultural center for the Dakotas located on 2.3 acres of land in the heart of the fertile James River Valley. In this unique and hospitable place, artists display their work to celebrate the culture of the Northern Plains.
The Granary near Aberdeen, SD

Center Features


The center depicts a historic wooden granary with its interior converted to an exhibition facility and art gallery. There is also an outdoor stage and a spacious gazebo. A well-known township hall from the community of Putney has also been relocated and completely refurbished on the center site.

For More Information


DPM has been busy this summer with its new property acquisition, the Granary Rural Cultural Center, near Groton. We have just unveiled a new Granary website, which for now is part of the museum's site, with lots of information about the Granary and our upcoming event schedule for the facility.

Click here to view the website--watch it for all things Granary related.

Granary Website


Mark your calendars for the Granary Fall Living History Festival, which will be 10am - 4pm on Saturday, September 29 and feature lots of activities for everyone in the family.

The Granary campus is open daily from dawn to dusk for your enjoyment. There is a self-guided walking tour pamphlet available in the entrance kiosk to direct you through the sculpture garden. The buildings are open for special occasions only at this point, but feel free to use the grounds for a picnic or just some quiet time in the country.
All roads are open.

Sue Gates
Dacotah Prairie Museum
21 S Main Street
Aberdeen SD 57401
sue.gates@browncounty.sd.gov
605-626-7117 phone