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National Music Museum
414 E. Clark Street  
At the corner of E. Clark and Yale Streets
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD 57069
Office Hours
Tuesdays - Fridays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturdays 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission Fee:
$10 general admission
FREE for NMM Members, USD Faculty/Staff/Students

Established in 1973 on the campus of The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, the National Music Museum has gained international acclaim as a preeminent institution dedicated to musical heritage. Its distinguished collections encompass a staggering assemblage of over 15,000 instruments, including a diverse array of American, European and non-Western origins, representing a wide spectrum of cultures and historical periods.

The National Music Museum was founded as a partnership between The University of South Dakota, which provides staff and facilities for preservation, teaching and research, and is recognized as "A Landmark of American Music" by the National Music Council.



The National Music Museum's entrance.

Upcoming Events & Exhibitions

The national music museum hosts many events through out the year checkout our public calendar to see the many events you can attend! 

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