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High Plains Heritage Center Museum

825 Heritage Dr, Spearfish, SD 57783-9103
+1 605-642-9378
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What a lovely surprise perched on th High Plains in Spearfish. They hosted us for an evening of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MsBkr
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Clermont, Florida
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view 3 states (montana, wyoming, south dakota

This museum is dedicated to the cowboy. It has many saddles including one used by Tom Selleck in a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
russlyna
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Florissant
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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 determinant of Historical Events.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“old west” (11 reviews)
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825 Heritage Dr, Spearfish, SD 57783-9103
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+1 605-642-9378
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"old west"
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"local ranchers"
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"educational displays"
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"western life"
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"black hills"
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"rodeo"
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"cowboy"
in 17 reviews
"stagecoach"
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"hearse"
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"saddle"
in 12 reviews
"buffalo"
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"collection"
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"wagon"
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"history"
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"horses"
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"pioneers"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely surprise perched on th High Plains in Spearfish. They hosted us for an evening of catered dining and entertainment for a group of nearly 100! The food way great and the entertainment even better. The Spirit if the American Cowboy Show was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is dedicated to the cowboy. It has many saddles including one used by Tom Selleck in a western movie. There are exhibits showing the wild west. On the second floor you can look to the horizon and see three states. The view is...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

This is an excellent museum. Rather large for a local museum, it has a well curated collection covering ranching, mining and prairie life. It also has nice facilities for events, dinners, etc.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

As a long time resident of Spearfish I know I should have visited this place a lone time ago. Well I finally had the.fortune to visit it today and what a great place it was. The history the caretakers knew and all the displays were...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We visited at the beginning of January & were treated by a friendly lady & a gentleman who was the "Friday volunteer". He was incredibly pleasant & gave us a tour of the museum passing on information which wasn't on the information boards. Very personal...More

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Marie H, Front Office Manager at High Plains Heritage Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. We are glad you enjoyed your visit here and if you are ever back in the area again, please stop by. We are always changing and updating, so there will always be something...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Facility is very accessible very clean well-lit beautiful views from the upstairs panoramic window. Educational displays lots of History we're glad we cameMore

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Marie H, Front Office Manager at High Plains Heritage Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review of our facility. We appreciate every review we receive. We are glad you enjoyed our facility. If you are ever in the area again, please feel free to stop by as we are always adding...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is not just another western museum. I was fortunate to have a tour of the museum with a guide. He was knowledgable and presented a history of the area that was amazing. This is a must see if you are in the area.More

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Marie H, Front Office Manager at High Plains Heritage Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you Gary for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate your positive experience here at the High Plains Western Heritage Center. There is wealth of local history available and we are fortunate to have some very knowledgeable individuals here to help relay...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We spent over 2 fascinating hours at this excellent and spacious museum, viewing the great western exhibits, artifacts, history, cultural scenes and well curated displays. This is a must for anyone wanting to learn about the real old west, and especially about the American rodeo...More

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Marie H, Front Office Manager at High Plains Heritage Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you Carol for taking the time to leave your review. We are happy that you enjoyed all the various displays that we have in our 20,000 sq. foot facility. We welcome you to stop by, if you are ever in the area again. We...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Quite a bit of information on the local ranchers and pioneers of this area. However staff was not much help when we were there as they had an upcoming special event they were working on.More

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Marie H, Front Office Manager at High Plains Heritage Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you Joni for taking the time to leave your review after visiting our facility. We hope you enjoyed going through all of our exhibits and displays. We apologize that we weren't available to assist or answer any of your questions at that particular time,...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

After traveling the Black hills from Gillette, we ended the day in Spearfish. Our visit to the heritage museum was not on our original plan but suggested by WY welcome center. Although not a rodeo fan, I got a lot out if the rodeo section....More

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Marie H, Front Office Manager at High Plains Heritage Center Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review after visiting our facility. We hope that you enjoyed every display in our 20,000 sq. foot museum. We cover a 5 state region and we are constantly updating existing and adding new displays. For displays,...More

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