To preserve and share the stories of the Dakota Prairie and its inhabitants.
The Dacotah Prairie Museum, a non-profit, permanent learning center, serves the people of Brown County and the northern Great Plains. The Museum acquires, conserves, studies, interprets and presents material evidence of life on the Dakota prairie. Our goal is to promote a greater understanding of the history and heritage of the region.
The Dacotah Prairie Museum shall collect objects of historical, scientific and cultural significance relating directly or indirectly to the exhibit and research programs of the Museum. This shall include, but not be limited to, archival materials, archaeological materials, art works and other artifacts which relate to the history and culture of the Dakota Midlands.