Nonprofit Sioux Falls

Robert L. Nielsen Visitor Center

Meetings & Rentals 

The new Robert L. Nielsen Visitor Center is now open and available to rent for meetings, small conferences, holiday events and gatherings! Enhance your meeting with a unique view and educational museum displays! Call: 605-339-1203, extension: #401. The entrance is on north Marion Road off of I-90 (exit 395) and has easy bus turnaround.

Hours of Operation:
Weekdays 9-4. Evenings and weekends available upon request and availability. 

Event Center


  •  Round table seating or theater-style seating for 100 people.
  • A/V projector connects to laptop. Surround sound system and seven-foot wide dropdown screen.
  • Kitchen area with serving island, refrigerator, sink, microwave, and dishwasher. Caterers welcome!
  • Picturesque view of cows and horses in the fields, beside evergreen and deciduous trees.
  • The wrap-around deck overlooks the fields and trees and provides a beautiful break area.
  • 24’X 20’ outdoor patio area.
  • Wall partition between meeting room and museum can be closed for privacy.

Additional Amenities


  • Disposable silverware sets, glasses, plates, and bowls: $1 per person.
  • Coffee, disposable cups, filters, straws and condiments: $1 per person.
  • Lemonade or tea, and disposable glasses: $1 per person.
  • Professionally laundered and starched black and white linen tablecloths: $5 each.



  • Caterers are welcome to use the kitchen area for set-up/serving and tear-down at no extra cost. Caterer is responsible for cleaning and returning kitchen in the condition which it was found or additional charges may be incurred. Cookware, hard dishes and flatware for meals not available. 
  • Alcoholic beverages may be brought on site by client. 
  • You are welcome to bring your own disposable tablecloths, disposable dishes, table décor, or beverages & supplies.
  • The ranch and campus are tobacco and vaping free.



  • 1-2 hours: $150-$200
  • 4 hours: $250
  • 8 hours: $500


Rental Agreement

McCrossan Visitor Center Rental Agreement (pdf)