Hoċokata Ti’s public exhibit, Mdewakanton: Dwellers of the Spirit Lake, will be closed for renovation and maintenance starting December 1, 2021, with a re-opening date in early February.

The gift shop will remain open during this time.


The concept of creating a cultural center for the SMSC dates back to 1983. Over the years, the building came to fruition with the support of General Council and the cultural center planning advisory committee. Take a look at the construction process and how the cultural center was developed.

Hocokata TI Tipi View

2300 Tiwahe Circle Shakopee, MN 55372
Open Wednesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm

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