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Museums for All program expands access to four SD museums

 Museum of Geology
Museum of Geology
A Mosasaur on display at the Museum of Geology.

This interview originally aired on In the Moment on SDPB Radio.

The Museums of All program offers free or reduced priced tickets to low-income families at thousands of museums, including four in South Dakota.

The participating museums include the Museum of Geology in Rapid City, the Butterfly House & Aquarium in Sioux Falls, the Children’s Museum of South Dakota in Brookings and the South Dakota Discovery Center in Pierre.

Crosby Kemper is the director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which coordinated the program. Kayleigh Johnson is the assistant director of the Museum of Geology.

They join the show to discuss the program and the benefits of spending an afternoon in a museum.

Learn more about the Museums for All program.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ari Jungemann is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.