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Take a trip through time at one of the many Black Hills museums.  From the Wild West to Native culture, our museums will paint an accurate picture of the days past.

Black Hills Mining Museum

Black Hills Mining Museum

(605) 584-1605
323 W Main
Lead, SD 57754

On Main Street in Lead, the Black Hills Mining Museum, the Official Mining Museum of South Dakota, is dedicated to the thousands of hard working men and women who were responsible for the rich 130-year history of mining in the area.

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The Journey Museum

The Journey Museum

(605) 394-6923
222 New York Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

Your journey in the Black Hills starts here. 4 great collections for 1 low price. Learn & play all day, experience interactive displays & exhibits, plus special theater presentations daily. You will begin at the dawn of time & travel through the universe. Conveniently located in downtown Rapid City.

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Tri-State Museum, Belle Fourche, SD

Tri-State Museum, Belle Fourche, SD

(605) 723-1200
415 5th Ave
Belle Fourche, SD 57717

On June 15, 1955, a group of interested parties held their first official meeting toward the establishment of the museum. The non-profit Tri-State Memorial Museum formed that year. Visit Belle Fourche's beautiful facility to explore the fascinating history of the corners of SD, MT, & WY. Educational exhibits and kiosks tell the stories of early cattle companies cowboys, sheep/wool industries, 95 years of the Black Hills Roundup Rodeo, railroad, military, paleontology, industry, pioneers and two-story 1876 Johnny Spaulding Cabin. Open year-round. Donations appreciated.

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Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone Historical Museum

(605) 666-4494
410 3rd Street
Keystone, SD 57751

Tucked away on a hill overlooking Old Keystone you'll find the Keystone Historical Museum.  The museum is housed in a Victorian School that was built in 1899 and completed in 1901 and is now on the National Register of Historic Places.  Believe it or not - It was used as a school until 1988!

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Rushmore Borglum Story

Rushmore Borglum Story

(605) 666-4448 x1
342 Winter Street
Keystone, SD 57751

Explore the life and times of Gutzon Borglum, creator of Mount Rushmore! An exciting, entertaining and educational experience for the entire family. Watch the blasting and carving in our exclusive film. Family rates - Children are free! Must see to enhance your Mount Rushmore visit.

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The Museum at Black Hills Institute

Museum at Black Hills Institute

(605) 574-3919
117 Main Street
Hill City, SD 57745

The Museum at Black Hills Institute features the Black Hills Institute collection. Displays exhibit fossil vertebrates, invertebrates and plants from around the globe. Ancient skeletons, starring "STAN" T.rex, fill the room! Signboards depict area history (maps, photographs & cave schematics). Enter through Everything Prehistoric. Open all year.

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America's Founding Fathers Exhibit

America's Founding Fathers Exhibit

(605) 877-6043
9815 S Hwy 16
Rapid City, SD 57702

Meet the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence! History meets art in a life-size sculpture exhibit that offers a rare opportunity to see and hear the amazing story of how the United States of America began. This exhibit is a must-see after your visit to Mount Rushmore.

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