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Address: 601 N. Main, Mitchell, SD 57301-1945
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+1 605-995-8427
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sun 00:00 - 23:59
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This ornate auditorium has served as a meeting place and performing venue...

This ornate auditorium has served as a meeting place and performing venue for more than 75 years.

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Even if it is not on your schedule, it is worth taking the time to drive by and at least check this place out from the outside. It is a bit hokey, no need to spend $$$ on the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 February 2017
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MANISTEE
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Even if it is not on your schedule, it is worth taking the time to drive by and at least check this place out from the outside. It is a bit hokey, no need to spend $$$ on the inside...the outside murals are done all in corn - - redone every year - - a lot of history and story... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

What you see in pictures is what you get. It was nice to get out of the car and stretch our legs but wasn't worth much else. At least it was free.

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Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

What a great tourist attraction! The artwork on the outside is fantastic. They have added LED lighting to the outside so at night it really very impressive. If you are in town make sure you stop by and admire this attraction. Mitchell is great place to visit on your way out to the badlands or Sturgis. The people are so... More 

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Thank seedanny1
South Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were on our way to the Black Hills and made a nice little stop here at the Corn Palace. The outside is amazing to look at all the artwork done with corn and grains. The inside has interesting displays showing the history of the building and how the decoration is done. There was a basketball tournament the day we... More 

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Thank DakotaGirl18
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a gem found in South Dakota. Inside there are previous years designs in pictures. Our grandchildren also enjoyed it. There were vendors inside with original crafts for sale.

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McFarland, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We stopped by the corn palace on our way out of town after spending the night in Mitchell. We arrived late and didn't have time the night before. We went early on a Sunday morning and there were very few people around, which was nice and the palace looked like it glistened with the sun rising behind it. We just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

If you're ever driving from Mt Rushmore to Ames, IA this is the perfect place to stop as it's equidistant between the two points. We looked at the corn mosaics, checked out the corn themed gift shop and ate some corn. I presume it also is a nice stop off while driving from Ames to Mt Rushmore but couldn't be... More 

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West Fargo, North Dakota
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Was not able to go inside as it was closed early in the morning. But the outside was impressive. Not something you see everyday.

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Mitchell, South Dakota
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The outside murals changes every year with a different scene. They are all done with different shades of corn. The inside is an auditorium. The history of the building is described and shown along the hallway walls. Fun visit to see the different art forms of corn. Make sure to get a popcorn ball!

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Queensland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

A quirky history of corn all under one roof, plenty to see and read if you're into corn in all its shapes, colours and varieties. Something a little different and possibly not for everyone. If you like unusual stuff like this you'll be right at home.

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