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Crazy Horse Memorial

12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730-8900
+1 605-673-4681
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The mission of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is to protect and preserve the culture, tradition and living heritage of the North American Indians. The Foundation demonstrates its commitment to this endeavor by continuing the progress on the world's largest sculptural undertaking by carving a memorial of Lakota leader Crazy Horse; by providing educational and cultural programming; by acting as a repository for American Indian artifacts, arts and crafts through the INDIAN MUSEUM OF NORTH AMERICA(R) and the NATIVE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL & CULTURAL CENTER(R); and by establishing and operating the INDIAN UNIVERSITY OF NORTH AMERICA(R) and, when practical, a medical training center for American Indians.
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12151 Avenue of the Chiefs, Crazy Horse, SD 57730-8900
+1 605-673-4681
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Hear this is a controversial project and wanted to check out . Prior to visiting here we just got ripped for 11 bucks to park at Mount Rushmore. So we hear about Crazy Horse(CH)and decide to check out. There is a traffic signal to turn...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

After visiting Mt Rushmore an absolute must and seeing very positive reviews on trip advisor for crazy horse memorial we ventured the extra miles to the site. After paying the $11 per person entrance, we were then hit with a further $4 each for a...More

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CrazyHorseMemorial, Manager at Crazy Horse Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Dear jennRobw, Thank you for taking the time to visit and write a review of Crazy Horse Memorial. As an active blasting and carving site we can only offer guests the opportunity to hike to the top of the Mountain Carving during the volkmarches, which...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was the most interesting and impressive places I visited on my SD vacation. It is a heart warming story of a family who wanted to make a difference. KUDOS to you!

Thank Sheri B
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My Wife and I left the K Bar S Lodge in the morning on our way to Crazy Horse Monument. I'm sure we won't be back to this area,so we are trying to see as much as we can. We walked around for about two...More

Thank stephencc38
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great visitor centre which communicated well the inspiration behind this monument and the Herculean efforts of the family who have made it their lives' work (and beyond) to see the vision realised. The foundation's resolution not to accept federal or state money is quite moving...More

1  Thank sjpoyser
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Still in progress. Nice view, helpful staff. Don't miss the chance to see laser show at night which started 9pm and if by chance you planning to come back next day- ask for rain check.

Thank nchyshkevych
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

It is wonderful to see Crazy Horse, on behalf of all First Nation people, honored this way. We were amazed by there commitment and dream. It was awesome to see there dedication to the natives.

Thank TrumpetHorse
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is an incredible memorial of a greatness that needed to be built and will hopefully be finished in my life time. You must visit and watch the informational video. So much work has gone into this memorial - the history is just amazing. The...More

Thank Cruisin007
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Leaving Mt Rushmore we travelled a short distance to see Crazy Horse. If you are in this area do not miss this attraction. The Visitors Centre told many stories of the Indians way of life. You can take a bus out to the mountain carving.

Thank LIL32Brisbane
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Starting with the Carving of Crazy Horse, it was so very spectacular! To bad it won't be done in my life time. It is outrageous, it make Rushmore look small for sure. They have some of the most beautiful Indian artifacts! We spent a couple...More

Thank Teresa S
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Carl R | Reviewed this property |
Very busy I suggest you arrive early to get a spot
Donald P
9 May 2017|
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Response from Redleg006 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I would say yes based on the time of year
1 May 2017|
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Response from Ade1040 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest visiting at another time if possible. The roads in the area are two lane and can become congested when special events are held. The Memorial is worth the visit but you need to have time to tour the exhibits... More