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Museum at Black Hills Institute

Hill City, SD

Hours of Operation:
June – August: Mon-Sat 9:30 AM – 7 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM.
September – May: Monday – Saturday 9:30 AM – 5PM and Sun 10AM – 5PM.
Closed for 1 to 3 weeks in February.

The Museum @ Black Hills Institute features the world-renown Black Hills Institute collection and is the host to displays belonging to the Black Hills Museum of Natural History, a separate non-profit organization. The walls are lined with display cases filled with fossil vertebrates (dinosaurs, mammals, reptiles, birds and fish), invertebrates (cephalopods, trilobites, crinoids, pelecypods and gastropods) and plants. The main floor is a maze of ancient skeletons. The star of our show is "STAN", one of the most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex specimens ever found! You will also encounter signboards with area (mineral, mining and fossil collecting) history including historic maps, pictures and cave schematics.

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117 Main Street
Hill City, SD 57745






Phone: 605-574-3919

Fax: 605-574-2518



VALID DATES: 9/3/2014 - 10/31/2014

Hill City Heart of the Hills Fall Getaway

Starting at $159.00 Per person/double occupancy

<p> Stay in the heart of the Black Hills, Hill City, South Dakota!&nbsp; One of the most gorgeous town in the Black Hills and centrally located

VALID DATES: 5/24/2014 - 9/12/2014

Hill City Heart of the Hills Family Package

Starting at $498.00 Family of Four

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