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High Plains Heritage Center Museum

825 Heritage Drive, Spearfish, SD 57783
+1 605-642-9378
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Cowboys

This museum has everything you need to know about cowboys - what they wore and rode, etc. Also a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barry C
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
Best Museum stop, must see

If your interested in the Cowboy/Indian world this is the place for you. We stopped here with a... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
1rosebud_13
,
L'Anse, MI
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“old west” (9 reviews)
“bus trip” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
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825 Heritage Drive, Spearfish, SD 57783
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+1 605-642-9378
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has everything you need to know about cowboys - what they wore and rode, etc. Also a lot on rodeos. My favorite area was the old wagons: chuckwagon, sheep wagon, stagecoach, hearse, etc. all authentic old West.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 30 October 2016

If your interested in the Cowboy/Indian world this is the place for you. We stopped here with a large group and were amazed at how much there was to see in relations to the covered wagon era. We were here for over two hours and...More

Thank 1rosebud_13
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This truly was a heritage center. It covered all the peoples that helped America expand. From the observation platform you could see Wyoming. Montana, as well as South Dakota. We met one of the featured artist that had many paintings displayed. We talked to a...More

Thank Rich L
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Wide variety of information and exhibits from indians to cowboys. We spent half a day here and could have stayed longer. Detailed exhibits of pioneer life, indian heritage cowboy exhibits. Organized in a sensible display by genres. Take your time going through the exhibits. Well...More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Found this museum by googling things to see in Spearfish. Kind of out of the way and up on a hill with a gravel driveway, but an exceptional museum of the area and it's history. Very well maintained and exhibits are very informative and complete....More

Thank Angel266
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It's new, large, educational and reasonably priced. It has sections on cowboys, Tom Selleck, movies, agriculture, history, Tom Selleck, cattle, guns, transportation in the old times and the inevitable jackalope. Oh, and did I mention Tom Selleck? To make sure you understand what a longhorn...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Building and grounds very nice. Workers very welcoming and friendly. Several small rooms to visit. Self guided. Each room done nicely. Lots of saddles and some really cool old tools. Took about an hour. Overpriced, but nice local museum.

Thank MyTravels033
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My first clue was when I pulled into this museum in August, height of the tourist season, and there are no other cars here. We paid admission and we were the only people inside this museum, empty. There are a lot of artifacts (100 year...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. On the day of our visit, they had a actor in their auditorium playing Seth Bullock. I don't remember the actors name, but did an awesome job portraying him. The place has more old west artifacts than I've ever seen...More

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This museum is simply fabulous. The variety of the collection is only rivaled by the museum in Cody Wyoming. Simply not to be missed if you are visiting Spearfish.

Thank bigJohnsd95
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