Adams Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: 54 Sherman St, Deadwood, SD 57732, United States, 57732
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6055781714
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, History Museum, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum, Social, Arts, Museums

Adams Museum - Review

This is Black Hills’ oldest history museum. It was a gift to Deadwood from its former mayor W. E. Adams. It is one of the most popular western museums. The exhibits are plenty and very interesting too. The artefacts from the past give you a taste of how regular life was back then in the legendary times. The museum has 3 floors, each laden with baffling information. The display panels are detailed and the tour guides are knowledgeable and enthusiastic. If you are a western movie fan, this place will ensure you that those stories exist outside of fiction!

Highlights include:

  • JB Haggen Train
  • Potato Creek
  • Thoen Stone
  • Johnny’s Gold Nugget
  • N.C. Wyeth’s pencil sketch of Wild Bill Hickok, the Western Legend

Adams Museum Information

  • Entry is by donation, not fee.

Adams Museum Ticket Prices

Suggested donations

  • Adults: USD 5
  • Children: USD 2

How To reach Adams Museum by Public Transport

  • Hire a taxi.
  • Ask the locals for directions.

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TripHobo Highlights for Adams Museum

  • Adams Museum Address: 54 Sherman St, Deadwood, SD 57732, United States, 57732
  • Adams Museum Contact Number: +1-6055781714
  • Adams Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Adams Museum Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Adams Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Adams Museum

  • 95% of people who visit Deadwood include Adams Museum in their plan

  • 65.42% of people start their Adams Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Adams Museum

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

62.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Adams Museum

People normally club together Mount Moriah Cemetery and Adams House while planning their visit to Adams Museum.

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Adams Museum, Deadwood Reviews

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  • Very interesting place. Great history. Be aware, however, that is not free entry. It's entry by donation and they tell you how much you "should" donate per person with someone standing there watching over you. They should just call it what it is. An admission charge.

  • Very informative small museum. It looks like they are expanding as well. Wish the gift shop more unique items though.

  • It was filled with local artifacts which was interesting. However the information was spotty in some areas and oversharing in others. It is technically a free museum but they ask for a donation of $5 for adults and $3 for kids.

  • Donation at the door. I could have stayed for hours. They a dinaseaur reconstruction in the basement and the Theron stone upstairs and lots of interesting pieces.

  • Neat place!! Lots of Deadwood History. Informative, polite staff. Worth a stop.

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