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Black Hills Mining Museum

Welcome to the Black Hills Mining Museum, located in the mile-high city of Lead, South Dakota. Our non-profit educational corporation is dedicated to the preservation of the rich mining heritage of the Black Hills of South Dakota. We invite you to visit us and enjoy our numerous exhibits and activities. For more than a century, gold mining was the number one industry in Lead and in the northern Black Hills. Today that mining heritage is cleverly depicted as an educational and fun Black Hills and Badlands Association Family Approved Attraction.

Hours of Operation:

Tours, Gold Panning, Museum available May – September. Open daily, 9 AM – 5 PM.

Museum only available October – April. Open 9AM – 4PM Monday – Friday.

323 W Main Street
Lead, SD 57754

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