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Summer in the Village Program

Dakota City is open during the months of June, July and August for scheduled group tours.  This 2 hour program is designed to give the daycare centers, home daycare groups, YMCA groups, and other groups, the experience of what life would have been l...

Family & Friends Fun Day

This summer, bring your kids, grandkids and friends to visit the past and experience life at the turn of the last century on our Family & Friends Fun Day, offered one Friday in June and one in July. Stroll through the museum and see horse-drawn b...

Group Tours – Schools

Dakota City provides a number of educational programs that provide personal experiences designed to meet the age and interests of the school group attending. Tours can be customized to classroom learning and you can choose which buildings you want t...

Adult or Senior Citizen Tour

Come relive the youth of your parents or maybe even the youth you remember! This tour is tailored to the needs of the adults, either walking or riding the trolley through the Village, visiting select buildings with a costumed guide. You have the opti...

Homeschool Tours

Homeschool tours are available for homeschool groups. Tours are tailored for the ages of the children and length of the tour time (2 - 4 hours), similar to our other school tours. The cost is $7.00 for each person attending, age 3 and up. Minimum num...

Lunch, Tea & Trolley Tour

Ladies, put on your Red Hats and come back in time for a Village tour and luncheon! This is a tour for all adult groups and is especially popular with Red Hat and other ladies' groups. Ride the trolley through the Village with a costumed guide and v...

Children’s Birthday Parties

Have an old-fashioned birthday party in our Village. Activities could include: Dress up in 1900s era clothing from our costume room Play old-fashioned games Visit selected buildings and learn about life in 1900 Experience hands-on activitie...

Scout Tours

These tours are designed for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts working on their Go-See-Its, Adventures, historical advances or badges. The tour takes 2 hours, walking through several buildings in the Village with a costumed guide, learning about life in the...