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Our brand new first-floor galleries are officially OPEN! The wait is finally over - come see the NEW NMM. Information on the galleries, hours, and more can be found on the VISIT & LEARN and EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS pages!

Our regular hours are fully in place - stop by between 10 and 4, Tuesday to Friday, or between 12 and 4 on Saturdays, to see our seven new galleries, concerts, events, and more! 

The Jason & Betsy Groves Special Exhibitions Gallery is currently CLOSED in preparation for our upcoming special exhibition HIGH STRUNG: FIVE CENTURIES OF STRINGED KEYBOARD INSTRUMENTS

Our Facilities

Carnegie Building & Lillibridge Wing

Jason & Betsy Groves Special Exhibition Gallery

Janet L. Wanzek Performance Hall

Center for Preservation and Research

National Music Museum

The Carnegie Building & Lillibridge Wing

Located on the campus of The University of South Dakota, our main facility houses our exhibitions, events, classrooms, and more. 

National Music Museum

Jason & Betsy Groves Special Exhibition Gallery

A part of the new Lillibridge Wing at the National Music Museum, the Groves Gallery for Special Exhibitions is a beautiful space to showcase unique displays of artifacts from the NMM and beyond. 

National Music Museum

Janet L. Wanzek Performance Hall

A part of the new Lillibridge Wing at the National Music Museum, the Janet Lucille Wanzek Performance Hall is an intimate, modern venue for music, lectures, meetings, and more. Regularly filled with the sounds of the NMM Live! concert series, the stage of Wanzek Hall is home to one of our flagship instruments - a Mason & Hamlin Model CC grand piano, built in 1901, a stunning 9'4" instrument that offers performers a unique alternative to Steinway, Yamaha, and other more common pianos.

National Music Museum

The Center for Preservation and Research​

The National Music Museum’s new Center for Preservation and Research (CPR) is the result of a partnership between NMM and the Vermillion Chamber and Development Corporation (VCDC), a state-of-the-art preservation center was completed in the summer of 2019. 


This facility contains 23,000 square feet of space where our collections are studied, stored, and conserved. In addition to the environmentally controlled secure-storage rooms, the CPR also provides space for conservation work, light construction, hands-on research, group meetings, and houses a comprehensive imaging studio that can be used to fully document our collections.

If you are interested in using the Janet L. Wanzek Performance Hall or the Groves Gallery for Special Exhibitions, reach out and learn about our availability for events, exhibitions, and more!

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the NMM will be CLOSED until TUESDAY, 1/16

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