The Wounded Knee Museum (207 10th Ave., 605/279-2573, www.woundedkneemuseum.org , May–mid-Oct. daily 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., closed in off-season, adult $5, senior $4, child free) is a narrative museum. A path through the museum describes what really happened at Wounded Knee. Learn about Chief Big Foot and his tribe, the Ghost Dance, and the military at Pine Ridge.
There are over two-dozen exhibits that include historic photographs, as well as information about Lakota culture, the introduction and importance of the horse to the Lakota people, and the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, as well as exhibits on the key figures involved in the massacre.
There is a small gift shop of Native American–made goods, as well as a small bookstore. The museum sells maps to be used as a self-guided tour of the Wounded Knee Massacre site, located on the Pine Ridge Reservation .