Museum Opening

It’s that time of year again; it’s time to open up the Wounded Knee Museum for the season. This year we will be opening on May 19th. We will open every day from 9:00 AM until 5:30 PM. We are located in Wall, South Dakota, half a block from the Wall Drugstore. Once again this year we will be teaming up with Lakota Ways to educate our visitors about both the massacre and the Lakota people. If you have any questions feel free to contact us at Thank you all for your continued support! Now let’s have another amazing season; hope to see you soon!

Native American Day in Kansas

The state of Kansas celebrates its Native American culture and heritage every February 8th. As of last year this day was named Native American Day. It is meant to preserve and honor their culture and history.

Washington Redskins name change

The Washington Redskins name is being challenged by the local population. Over 60 Clergy sent a letter to the Redskins owner, Dan Synder, about the offensive name and challenging them to change it. You can read more below

Annual Wounded Knee Memorial Motorcycle Run 2013

The annual Wounded Knee Memorial Motorcycle run will take place this year on August 2nd - 3rd. The run commemorates the memory of the victims of the Wounded Knee Massacre, and traces Chief Big Foot's trail from Fort Yates, ND to Wounded Knee, SD. For more information you can visit

The Museum is open to the public again.

We have officially re opened our doors to the general public! We have worked for this day ever since the fire destroyed our last museum, and we have a brand new building to open! Our new address is 600 Main St, Wall, South Dakota, 57790.

Wounded Knee Museum new app

We now have our own Wounded Knee Museum in the Apple App Store! Free to download, the app gives a close look up of the massacre and a tour of our new museum!