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Address: 12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730-8900
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+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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Will be awesome when it's finished!

A worthwhile stop if you're in the area but I wouldn't come to South Dakota just to see this. Great story behind it and, while it is impressive, you get the sense it might be... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2016
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Me and my buddy go out to the Badlands 1 or 2 times a year, and we always make a special trip to Crazy Horse Memorial. We like that our funding is helping the progress along. It is always fun and interesting to look at all the artifacts and information. We always sit and watch the video that tells the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

A worthwhile stop if you're in the area but I wouldn't come to South Dakota just to see this. Great story behind it and, while it is impressive, you get the sense it might be century or more before its finished. Certainly no target completion date is advertised. No Federal or State money is accepted for this project. While this... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

There is a film that they show , gives history of how it all started. They have an Indian university of North America that opened in 2010. The museum has lots to see. This is not a state funded place, so all proceeds goes back in to this Mount. When this mount finishes it will be bigger than Mount Rushmore.... More 

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Tavueni Fiji
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

What a thrill to see this incredible man made accomplishment. The entire endeavor is a true force of spirit and devotion. Huge progress continues by the family. You will be awed by the museum and the design of the historical site. Such care each was given. I was humbled. Do go and behold, it a life changer.

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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

It's worth driving by this memorial to see it from the highway on your way to Mt Rushmore. It's sad that there is so little progress due to funding; from reading other reviews we decided not to pay the price. I'm not posting photos, because mine would be the same as all others.

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Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I hadn't heard of this before i visited with a group but was pleasantly surprised and really enjoyed it. Crazy Horse is a monument which was started in response to Mount Rushmore to demonstrate the Native American heritage and the iconic leaders they look up to and respect. It was started in 1948 and won't be finished in our lifetime... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Considering that the 4 heads at Rushmore would fit inside the head of Crazy Horse, this is a very impressive memorial. The film about the making of the memorial is a must. I doubt if it will be completed in my lifetime, but I will go back to see the progress. There is a very nice museum dedicated to Native... More 

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Locust Grove, Virginia
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Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

First the fact that a third generation is carving this mountain is amazing. You don't get a clear understanding of just how much had been done until you see pictures of what the mountain looked like to start with. However, this won't be complete in our lifetime. The price is $11.00 a person. All the money goes to this endeavor.... More 

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Kingston, Illinois
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

After doing research on this attraction, We were totally surprise to see the progress of this project. We had learned that this project is not funded by any government money of any kind. This project is done a little at a time as the money permits. This money is raised by the parking fees and any donations they receive from... More 

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Casey, Iowa
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Not a lot to see! Way overpriced!!! Monument is not even close to get good pictures! Would not recommend wasting your money!

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CrazyHorseMemorial, Manager at Crazy Horse Memorial, responded to this review

Dear kcorder24, Thank you for taking the time to visit and write a review of Crazy Horse Memorial. We can understand if you were only interested in viewing the Mountain how you would be disappointed. As an active blasting and carving site we can offer guests guided tours to the base of the Mountain but for safety we are required... More 

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