South Dakota Journals

Mitchell, SD - The Corn Palace

A June 2001 trip to South Dakota by noelle_1

Quote: The Corn Palace is campy Americana in the middle of the great plains. Is it worth driving out of your way for?

Corn Palace

Attraction | "The Corn Palace"

phone 1-866-273-2676 The Corn Palace (CP) is truly something to behold. It is the centerpiece of this small Midwestern town. The CP is a large building that is decorated every year with corn cobs of different colors and sizes to create murals. And these murals are fantastic. Originally the settlers used to put some of their harvests on the walls to show how fertile the SD soil was. There was a presidential theme the year I went, but the theme is different from year to year. It was surprisingly pretty and quite grand owing to its huge size. Once inside you can see a bit about the history of the CP and shop to your heart's delight in their well outfitted gift shop. The CP also serves as ...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on May 17, 2003

Corn Palace
612 North Main Street
Mitchell, South Dakota 57301
(605) 996-6223