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Address: 12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730
Phone Number: +1 605-673-4681
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The mission of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is to protect and preserve...

The mission of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is to protect and preserve the culture, tradition and living heritage of the North American Indians. The Foundation demonstrates its commitment to this endeavor by continuing the progress on the world's largest sculptural undertaking by carving a memorial of Lakota leader Crazy Horse; by providing educational and cultural programming; by acting as a repository for American Indian artifacts, arts and crafts through the INDIAN MUSEUM OF NORTH AMERICA(R) and the NATIVE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL CENTER(R); and by establishing and operating the INDIAN UNIVERSITY OF NORTH AMERICA(R) and, when practical, a medical training center for American Indians.

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This sculpture is huge. The scale is evident when you realize that what look like toy construction vehicles lined up on the site are actually the real thing. This project will... read more

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We returned during the low season to see the Crazy Horse Memorial Site after 30 years. So much has now changed since our last visit. First the site grounds. The many museum areas and the walking tour is really something you have to take your time with to enjoy it. This complex is now large and very beautiful with wonderful... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a touching and very educational visit. The staff treats you like family. I wanted to buy everything inside the gift shop. I can not wait until the carving is complete. I will absolutely go back.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing highly recommend So much history Local restaurant Had lunch at Watering Hole very good, great service

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. What a story. Husband [ex assistant sculptor at Rushmoor] wife [an excellent sculptor in her own right] and ten children all worked on this memorial without any public funds, only donations and entry fee to the memorial. Such dedication. both now dead and 2 of the children but they are determined to finish this fantastic masterpiece which... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Crazy Horse Memorial while visiting Mt. Rushmore. The visitor center/museum was decent and gave information on how the memorial came into being. For around $20.00 you get to tour the visitor center and see the mountain from about a mile away. For about $100.00, you can go up close and see the mountain. Didn't seem right. Could... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a cold and cloudy day in October. The monument was not visible through the clouds. We were glad to have visited here and feel like we made a contribution. The entrance fee is on par with other National and State Parks, but the entrance fee support a good cause. The property is family owned and only... More 

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Forest Hill, MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This sculpture is huge. The scale is evident when you realize that what look like toy construction vehicles lined up on the site are actually the real thing. This project will be decades more in completion, but the head is complete and impressive as is. The entrance fee gives you access to parking, an extensive museum, a gift shop, a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another must see location for South Dakota road trippers. 60 years in the making and finally you can see his face. Even as you drive up to the memorial and catch a glimpse, you will be in love. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This sculpture's carving began years ago and is in the process of completion. Maybe another 10 or 20 years. The originator's family have assumed the responsibility not the government. This is a beautiful memorial and museum honoring the American Indian and is a private effort that disdains the bureaucratic meddling of incompetent government workers. Although it is a qualified charity,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled here as part of a, Globus National Park Tour. We had visited the Mt Rushmore park earlier and learned a little about the creation of the Crazy Horse Monument. We took a school bus up for a closer look at the monument. It was amazing to learn that the monument is still being worked on. There is theater... More 

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