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

School tours

Grades K-12
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.

Academic standards

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
  • Admission costs are for anyone age 4 and over


  • This site is managed by the Lower Sioux Indian Community. Field trips are only available after April 22nd.
  • Accessibility



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