Adams Museum & House
|Time Needed:||1 to 3 hours as a part of an excursion to to the Deadwood/Lead area|
|Best Time To Go:||May~September: 9
a.m.~6 p.m Monday~Saturday, noon~5 p.m. Sunday
October~April: 10 a.m.~4 p.m. Monday~Saturday, Closed Sunday and Holidays.
|Directions:||Follow US16A east out of Keystone to US 16. Follow 16 West to US385. Take 385 North to Deadwood. 54 Sherman Street, Deadwood|
|Cost:||Museum Free, but donations are encouraged. Nominal charge for tour of Adams House.|
|Highlights:||Collection of early Deadwood artifacts including the pistol used to kill Wild Bill Hickok and the first locomotive in the Black Hills|
Open All Year
This is the oldest history museum in the Black
Located in Deadwood, within easy walking distance to
Historic Main Street, the museum features many displays
interpreting Deadwood and Black Hills History. Highlights
first steam locomotive in the black hills, (hauled
overland in pieces
by wagon) and artifacts relating to Wild Bill Hickok and
The museum also has a collection of old-west guns and many of the minerals found in the Black Hills. The Adams House is a restored Queen Anne style Victorian mansion. Tours are conducted daily in what was once one of Deadwood's finest homes. We recommend that you visit the museum first and then get driving instructions to the house.
Contact: PO Box 252
54 Sherman St. Deadwood, SD, 57732.
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