Monthly Archives: December 2018

South Dakota Air and Space Museum  

South Dakota Air and Space Museum Our museum is filled with treasured artifacts that showcase the wonderful journey of America and the history of those who risked it all for the innovation of aviation and sacrificed for the science of aerospace. - SD Air and Space Museum Welcome to the SD Air and Space Museum,…
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The Journey Museum and Learning Center  

The Journey Museum and Learning Center The Journey Museum & Learning Center brings the history of the Black Hills to light and explains the connections of science and culture to its visitors. Welcome to the Journey Museum and Learning Center, the unique museum in Rapid City South Dakota that holds exhibits on geology, archaeology, Sioux Indian…
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South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology — Science and Engineering since 1885 — Research Thrives at Mines From neutrino experiments a mile underground to collaborations with NASA, research at Mines brings talent, innovation, and determination to local, national and global initiatives. The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is one of the regions…
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Museum of Geology

Museum of Geology The Museum of Geology sits in the middle of a regional treasure trove of fossils. To the east and south are the Eocene and Oligocene mammals of the White River Formation. Marine reptiles, fish, Fairburn Agatesharks, and invertebrates litter the shales around the city, and the banks of the Missouri river. To…
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Bear Country USA

Bear Country USA Welcome to Bear Country USA, the unique drive-thru wildlife park featuring the largest privately owned collection of American Black Bears! Your group is going to love stopping here, this 3-mile drive showing you 200 acres of natural habitat home to several different local animals, with an obvious emphasis on black bears. One…
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Mammoth Site

Mammoth Site “The Mammoth Site is not just a window into the Past—it’s as close to being a true time machine as you’ll find, with some of the best ice-age fossils on the planet on permanent display.” Dr. Ross MacPhee American Museum of Natural History Welcome to South Dakota's Mammoth Site at Hot Springs, an…
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Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park One of the world's longest and most complex caves in the world sits beneath one of America's oldest National Parks, Wind Cave and Wind Cave National Park. This 28,000-acre park sits in the southwest corner of South Dakota and is well-known for it's unique 'boxwork' formations within the cave, as well as diverse…
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Jewel Cave National Monument

Jewel Cave National Monument Jewel Cave is the 3rd longest cave in the world, a massive labyrinth of glittering underground passages that spans a total of 198 miles of mapped passages.  Located just 13 miles west of Custer, this National Monument holds a total of 1,273 acres and provides curious guests with educational information about…
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Deadwood

-Deadwood  Historic Deadwood is one of the most immersively educational cities to stop in during your Black Hills visit, the entire area a step back in time to the Wild Wild West. Experience the legends of Lakota tribes, gold mines, and serious saloons while here, several attractions within built to both entertain and educate. Learn…
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The Badlands

The Badlands Just a bit east of the Hills, the Badlands offer an 'otherworldly' geological variety, the landscape sprayed with cliffs, canyons, and buttes. The views here are absolutely one of a kind, so be sure to bring your camera! You will also want to bring your hiking boots, as this spot is chock-full of…
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