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Corn Palace

Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Quirky site worth the detour

If you like to view unique sites to visit then this is the place for you. The exterior designs are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Columbia, Missouri
interesting but not much to do

As you will see on most of these reviews this place is something to stop at briefly, say that... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sartell, Minnesota
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  • Average28%
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This ornate auditorium has served as a meeting place and performing venue for more than 75 years.
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601 N Main St, Mitchell, SD 57301-1945
+1 605-995-8427
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Reviewed yesterday

If you like to view unique sites to visit then this is the place for you. The exterior designs are very cool and when we got close to see the different corns that made the design it was quite inpressive. In close walking distance there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As you will see on most of these reviews this place is something to stop at briefly, say that you've did, and go on your way. Still worth 4 stars as have no complaints about this place. Can park close by for free, and they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ryangene13
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

It was great to be traveling through Mitchell in late October with minimal tourists. The Corn Palace annual transformation was nearly completed for the next season which honors all branches. Friendly Guidance was offered to how to view all the options inside and outside the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mnmel1997
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We were expecting more in the interior but now that we know its purpose it makes sense. They were finishing the exterior Salute to the Military while we were there. Glad we stopped here since it is unique and has been around for a long...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We went out of our way a good bit to see what this year's theme would be.at the Corn Palace. As a veteran and a proud American, I was delighted to see the Salute to the Military murals. I never cease to be amazed at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Amazing murals made of corn. We got to see the drawings in progress with corn choices for the design as the last mural was still in progress.Worth a drive by and short stop a novelty conversation piece. Never seen anything like it. They change out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martha E
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We were excited to see this, but after driving a long distance were were disappointed to find it was closed on Columbus Day. A whole bus load of seniors were also experiencing the same frustration. It was a bit irritating that they managed to leave...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa_P_Reid
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Haven’t been here ever! So, my husband wanted to stop and show me. I have to say I was impressed. Not much to see on the inside but the auditorium where they have concerts and play basketball was cool. And they are real corn cobs...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank scooterpieMinnesota
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We had crossed paths with this “legendary” place though several brochures and bus travel books and the synopsis always seemed lame and boring. When a trip happened to pass us through the area and we stopped our prediction proved… correct. If you went here for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wesstdun
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Went to the Corn Palace, wasn't sure what to expect since I hadn't been there since I was a kid. There was a lot of corn on the building, but mostly photos and souvenirs inside. It is free to go inside, so that was a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Brian N Tricia N
24 April 2018|
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Response from Foggy96 | Reviewed this property |
I would say 30 minutes to an hour checking out the actual corn murals and reading the history, short movie. If you want to spend time in the shops, definitely add more time.
Allan D
3 December 2017|
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Response from pjeltravel | Reviewed this property |
The corn palace is free
Lisa S
14 July 2017|
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Response from Jboatski | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission fee to walk inside and explore! It's a fascinating place.