Lower Sioux Agency

Where the US-Dakota War broke out


April 14 – October 15, 2023

Monday - ThursdayClosed*
Friday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Sunday10:00 am–5:00 pm

*Open Memorial Day (May 29, 2023) and Labor Day (September 4, 2023).


All hours


Adults: $6  
Seniors (65+), Veterans, Active military, College students: $5  
Children ages 5-17: $4  
Children age 4 and under: Free  
MNHS members and Lower Sioux Indian Community members: Free

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History-Connects (Reduced Admission)

Getting here

32469 Redwood County Hwy. 2
Morton, MN 56270

Free on-site parking is available.

Map and directions

What to see and do


Learn about Dakota culture and history, and examine the causes of the US-Dakota War. Here you’ll find:

  • A Dakota history exhibit
  • Restored 1861 US government building
  • Scenic Minnesota River trails
  • Museum store featuring Native American books and gifts
  • Weekend programs on Dakota life and nature