Join us July 14-16th to celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder’s 150th birthday. Enjoy a fun-filled weekend and meet our special guests—authors, illustrators, and actors—that will discuss their connection with Laura and her “Little House” books, watch demonstrations, make pioneer crafts, take a tour, and get your books and memorabilia signed!

Dean Butler

"Almanzo Wilder"

Alison Arngrim

"Nellie Oleson"

800.880.3383 | 605.854.3383 |P.O. Box 426, 105 Olivet Avenue, De Smet, South Dakota, USA|

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William Anderson

Author and Wilder Historian

Welcome to the official Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Homes website. Each year, more than 15,000 "Little House" fans from all 50 U.S. states and over 20 countries visit the famous Ingalls family homes and museum in DeSmet, South Dakota. Start planning your special visit to Laura's Historic Homes. Plan Your Trip Today!

Laura Ingalls Wilder
Memorial Society

105 Olivet Avenue
De Smet, SD 57231
Toll Free: (800) 880.3383

Museum Hours of Operation
January-April:
Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tours at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM


May:

Monday thru Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Tours at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM

Open Sunday, May 28th 1-4 pm


June-August:

Monday thru Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Sunday 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Tours available 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM


September:

Monday thru Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Tours at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM


October-December:

Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Tours at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM


Admission
Children Under 5 - FREE
Children 6 to 12 - $6.00
Adults 13 & Over - $12.00