Category: Museums

Black Hills Museums




Pioneer Museum

“Where the Past is Present,” the Pioneer Museum located in Hot Springs, SD is home to countless treasures from Fall River County and beyond. Imagine your life over 100 years ago as you travel back in time. You and your family will be fascinated, and educationally… Continue reading

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame

Sturgis is synonymous with motorcycles and the people who love them. Visitors come all year looking for motorcycle-related businesses and attractions – and they get a piece of motorcycling history when they visit Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame. The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum &… Continue reading

Tri-State Museum

The current museum building was opened in 2004, and the facility is shared with the Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce 415 5th Avenue in Belle Fourche, South Dakota. Currently, the museum and foundation are working on a plan to add an addition within five years,… Continue reading

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Big Thunder Gold Mine is located in the historic town of Keystone, South Dakota. The mining museum is a replica of the Tykoon Gold Mill (Custom Mill) built in 1895 on the Big Thunder property. The museum is Free and contains the largest collection of… Continue reading

Days of ’76 Museum

Black Hills’ newest museum, the Days of ’76 Museum, commemorates the history of the award-winning Days of ’76 Celebration and rodeo, and features a stunning collection of American Indian artifacts. The museum is located right next door to the Days of ’76 Rodeo Arena as… Continue reading

The Journey Museum

The fascinating and educational Journey Museum is located in Rapid City, South Dakota on New York Street just 2 blocks east of the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn. The Journey Museum is the education venue that serves as a forum to preserve and explore the heritage… Continue reading

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

On the grounds of the South Dakota Air and Space Museum are 30 displays of military aircraft including bombers and fighter jets. In addition to the outdoor displays there are many indoor exhibits heralding the use of aircraft in times past. The Museum is located along… Continue reading

National Presidential Wax Museum

In the historic town of Keystone, South Dakota you will find The National Presidential Wax Museum located at 609 Highway 16A in the shadow of Mount Rushmore.  The National Presidential Wax Museum is an impressive highlight on any traveler’s itinerary. We invite you to witness the history of American… Continue reading

Museum of Geology

Open to the public and always FREE. The Museum of Geology is located at 501 East St. Joseph in Rapid City. Geology is a fascinating and broad science, that incorporates many other sciences! At the Museum of Geology, you’ll find many compelling exhibits focusing on:… Continue reading

Pioneer Auto Museum

Have you ever seen a “wooden car” or a “hot rod manure spreader”? In addition to classic automobiles, motorcycles and antique tractors, the Pioneer Auto Museum in Murdo, SD has a vast collection of unique and one of a kind vehicles. There is an old… Continue reading