Lower Sioux Agency 

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Lower Sioux Agency
32469 Co Hwy 2
Morton, MN 56270

Nine miles east of Redwood Falls and 1.5 miles east of Jackpot Junction Casino & Hotel. Free onsite parking.

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Established in 1853 by the U.S. government as the administrative center of the newly created Dakota reservation and the site of the first organized attack in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. A history center exhibit explores the Dakota story before, during and after the War. Self-guided trails take visitors to the restored 1861 stone warehouse and the Redwood Ferry crossing. This Minnesota Historical Society historic site is managed by the Lower Sioux Indian Community.

Hours & Dates

Summer (May 22 - October 4)

  • Friday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Visitor Center closed June 11-13, 2020, for the Lower Sioux Indian Community Wacipi.


  • Adult: $6.00
  • Seniors ages 65+ Veterans Active military* College students: $5.00
  • Children ages 5–17: $4.00
  • Children age 4 and under: FREE
  • MNHS members and Lower Sioux Community members: FREE
  • *Blue Star Families (Armed Forces Day - Labor Day): FREE

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