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Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead, SD

The Black Hills Mining Museum on Main Street in Lead is a non-profit museum dedicated to preserving the rich mining heritage and history of mines in the Northern Black Hills. With numerous historical exhibits, mining artifacts and objects to see, plus a simulated underground mine tour visitor of all ages will enjoy, the Black Hills Mining Museum is one of the top things to do and see on your visit to the area.
 

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Prices

 
  • Guided Simulated Mine Tour + Main Floor Exhibits

    • Adults (18-59) - $12
    • Ages (12-17) - $6
    • Children 12 & under: FREE with adult
    • Unaccompanied students w/ ID - $10
    • Seniors & Military - $10
  • Main Floor Exhibits only

    • Adults - $6
    • Children 12 & under: FREE with adult
  • Panning Black Hills Gold - $10/pan (All Ages)

 
 

Summer Hours

 
  • May - September

    • Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Sunday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Winter hours by reservation only

 
 

Activities

  • Visit nearby shops and restaurants on Main Street
  • Panning for gold
  • Simulated underground mine tour
 

FAQs

  • What can I see at the Black Hills Mining Museum?

    You’ll see historical exhibits, mining artifacts and objects used in mines throughout the Black Hills area. You can also take an educational tour in a recreated underground mine.
  • Does the Black Hills Mining Museum have parking?

    Free parking is available on Main Street and in the parking lot directly across the street from the museum.
 

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