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All reviews dinosaur bones college campus south dakota gift shop petrified wood gems and minerals real fossils nice collection on display extensive collection interesting stuff free admission rainy day donations are accepted black hills donation box well worth the visit
A great activity for a cold and rainy day. The exhibits are amazing, fossils that show how well preserved the animals were, and geology formations that have rainbow colors, including one that glow in the dark. This is well worth a visit.
Excellent display and explanations of bone fossils and minerals. It is at the S D School of Mines on the third floor of their Geology building. There is visitor parking spots adjacent to the entrance. Entrance is free. There is a gift shop. Very educational,...More
We enjoyed our short time at the Geology museum. Thankfully m remembered this from when she and dad took summer schhcool
classes years ago at the school of mines. There are many treasures tucked into this area & wishes we would have made more time....More
Very nice displays of minerals and fossils, many of which were found locally. Petrified wood. Dino bones. Geodes. Florescent minerals. Dioramas. All of it is free and don't let the fact that it;s on a college campus put you off. There were many people there...More
Museum of Geology has a wonderful collection of fossils and minerals. Many of the fossils were found near black hills and badlands area. The fossil exhibit is very impressive. It has near complete fossilized skeletons of Hornless rhino, big prehistoric pig species, hadrosaur etc. It...More
Wonderfully active campus museum; the day I was there students and instructor were measuring, recording, rebuilding a plesiosaur! Dioramas, cases and casts abound for all who want to spend an hour or a day learning, admiring the past. Helpful students floated about. A very well...More
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The Museum is always free and open to the public during our business hours, Mon-Sat 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM during the summer. Our address is 501 East Saint Joseph Street and we are located on the third floor of the O'Harra... More
The Museum is always free and open to the public during our business hours, Mon-Sat 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM during the summer. Our address is 501 East Saint Joseph Street and we are located on the third floor of the O'Harra building at the SDSM&T campus.