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High Plains Heritage Center Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Bigger Than Expected

There is a lot more to see than we were expecting. The museum covers a number of topics including... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
East Midlands
Great museum

Admission is $10 per adult with discounts for children, families and AAA members. There are two... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“barbed wire”(7 reviews)
“chuck wagon”(6 reviews)
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
+1 605-642-9378
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Carla, the director of the museum was incredibly helpful and enthusiastic about the exhibits and artists displayed. The "Spirit of the American Cowboy" show with Gordy and Dalyce was entertaining and hilarious. Their music is excellent, harmonies superb, and humor evident on and off the...More

1  Thank Isaac S
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

So entertaining! Must see! The Spirit of the American Cowboy is funny and worth while. We had a Cowboy Dutch oven dinner that was very good.

1  Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Beautifully put together museum for all ages. The most wonderful people run the center. Very accommodating. The items in the museum are easy to see and experience. Excellent displays and artifacts. The museum volunteers are extremely knowledgeable and pleasant to speak with. Easy to get...More

1  Thank 940lorettac
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