Field Trips: Lower Sioux Agency
The US-Dakota War of 1862 broke out at this site, which today presents Dakota culture and history, including the causes of the war.
Field trip options
Walk the trails, see the 1861 stone warehouse, and tour exhibits about Dakota culture, US treaties, and a war that changed our nation. Cultural and historical presentations, outreach programming, and classroom presentations available year-round.
Explore new experiences throughout the site including scavenger hunts, QR codes, an outdoor atlatl range, multi-tactile learning station, and a virtual reality exhibit.
All programs support state of Minnesota academic standards in social studies.
Lower Sioux Agency
32469 Redwood County Hwy 2
Morton, MN 56270
- $4 per student
- $40 minimum group fee
- This site is managed by the Lower Sioux Indian Community. Field trips are only available after April 22nd.