Black Hills Mining Museum, Lead

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  • Built by miners . It history coming alive. Giving details of progress and there way of life. Owned by Hearst and lead us to Hearst info schooling and Opera house previously having swimming pool  more »
  • The outside is fantastic with many examples of mining equipment to enjoy, including a locomotive/ It was inside that our disappointment began. The museum is free ( donation requested ) however, when w...  more »
  • Have lots of mining gear and different exhibits depicting the history of mining. There are many models of mine structures from the western days plus exhibits showing how the old mining equipment used ...  more »
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  • This place was really cool. We took the guided tour so we could go downstairs. Learned a lot and saw lots of cool things but our tour guide, she was noticeably irritated with our two little ones (2 & 4), so that was a bummer.
  • Interesting place. The recreated mine was super neat with authentic drills. Our tour guide could answer every question we had. Well worth the visit!
  • Lots of interesting info on mining. A fun place to visit.
  • Very interesting place! Great tour of what the mine looked like with authentic drills. Our guide answered every question we had.
  • Excellent place to learn about mining & see mining equipment. Gold panning also is a fun family activity.
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