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Black Hills Mining Museum

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Distance About 55 miles
Time Needed: Tour takes about an hour, the time you spend in the museum depends on your interest in the topic.
Best Time To Go: Anytime. Open all year. Summer hours, 9 a.m to 5 p.m. daily.
Directions: Take US16A north out of Keystone and US16 west to US385. Take US385 north to junction with US85. Take US85 south, about 3 miles. Museum is located in downtown Lead at 325 W. Main.
Highlights: Simulated underground tour of modern gold mine.
Description:
Museum of Mining is Open All
                Year. Open All Year
   This is the only place in the Hills where you can get an idea of what a modern underground gold mine is like. (The Homestake mine is now closed.) Exhibits feature life-sized models of various gold-mining operations.
    The museum was established by former miners at the Homestake Gold Mine and includes a great deal of detailed information about gold mining as well as a nice collection of artifacts and memorabilia..
    Info: Black Hills Mining Museum, PO Box 694, Lead, SD, 57754. Phone: 605-584-1605. Email: bhminemus@mato.com.
 
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