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High Plains Heritage Center Museum

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Interesting Museum

It was a very blustery cold day in mid-October so we didn’t get to experience the whole museum and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Goldylinks
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Loved it!

Loved this little museum!! Wonderful displays including stagecoaches, the old west, rodeos, etc... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Lil P
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Features a 5-State Regional Museum founded to honor the Old West Pioneers and American Indians of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming and Montana. Western Artifacts, Western Art, Live Animals and Family History Displays are used as a...more
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825 Heritage Dr, Spearfish, SD 57783-9103
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+1 605-642-9378
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very blustery cold day in mid-October so we didn’t get to experience the whole museum and grounds. The museum itself was very interesting - the spur collection might have been my favorite.

Thank Goldylinks
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Loved this little museum!! Wonderful displays including stagecoaches, the old west, rodeos, etc. There is a gift shop and all the staff were so friendly and knowledgable. The free coffee was a nice touch. Wish we had more time to spend here. I highly recommend...More

Thank Lil P
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Interesting little museum. The displays were not unique, but they were displayed nicely. The best thing going for them is the staff and volunteers. All were very pleasant and accomodating!

Thank Veronica E
Reviewed 7 September 2018

There is a lot more to see than we were expecting. The museum covers a number of topics including rodeo and ranching. Great views and free coffee, well worth a look.

Thank Pandora5862
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Admission is $10 per adult with discounts for children, families and AAA members. There are two floors with great exhibits on rodeos, Native Americans, stagecoaches, Little Bighorn battle, life in the Old West. There is a theater that offers shows during the summer season. You...More

Thank pasherry
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I have visited Spearfish many times, but it took a rainy day to get me to this museum. Boy, I've been missing out! What a wonderful collection of western history with stagecoaches, barbed wire collections, saddles, arrowheads, maps, clothes, written word, one of a dozen...More

Thank WSF382
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

July-Early August is smokin’ in theatrical comedy and musical talent combined with a Cowboy dinner at the High Plains Western Heritage Center in Spearfish at 6 pm! I was visiting my best friend from high school and she lined this up for us. What a...More

1  Thank 843lucindam
Reviewed 30 July 2018

When we visited in early July the museum was empty. The staff member who assisted us was so friendly and full of useful information and recommendations. I didn't get her name but she really was a delight. Our kids were fascinated by the old coaches...More

2  Thank SBS20001
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Enjoy a great evening - have some great grub from the chuckwagon and then enjoy some history, music and humor in the theater from Gordy & Dalyce in "The Spirit of the American Cowboy" show! Not many shows left so get your tickets now. Wonderful...More

1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Went to see "The Spirit of the American Cowboy" at the High Plains Western Heritage Center two nights ago. What a terrific show! Gordy and Dalyce were fabulous-wonderful guitar virtuosos, terrific harmonies, great songs. My smile muscles hurt at the end of the show. Great...More

2  Thank ss_Nosmo_King
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Kathy M
3 October 2018|
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Response from 940lorettac | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure about October, but I know they are having a Christmas program. Not at the museum though. I think it is at a hotel in Spearfish. Check their website for further info.
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