Heritage Hall Museum

Heritage Hall Museum

880 South Cedar St.
Freeman, SD 57029
(605) 925-7545

Artifacts & Stories of Germans from Russia

  • Collections illustrating the daily life of early German-Russia immigrants.
  • Wide range of transportation including early autos, rare motorcycles, restored implements and a 1927 bi-plane with roots in the Freeman community.
  • Natural history displays, including native wildlife, rocks and minerals.
  • American Indian artifacts.
  • Early businesses including a printing press, doctor's office, and general store.
  • Extensive collection of archive material ranging from antique Bibles to valuable church and school records to historic books about the Anabaptist movement, Hutterite and Mennonite way of life.
  • The Heritage Hall Museum includes a number of restored buildings that were important or typical in the local history.
    1879 Ludwig Deckert Pioneer Home
    Diamond Valley School
    Bethel Mennonite Church
    Johannesthal Reformed Church


Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday 1pm-4pm (May-September) or weekdays 12-4pm (October-April). Closed holidays.
Please call ahead on Sundays so that a volunteer can meet you.