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Address: 18 Seventy Six Drive, adjacent to the Rodeo Grounds, Deadwood, SD 57732
Phone Number: 605 578 1657
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We took the kids here and spent a little over an hour. It was a nice museum, and to be honest, it was the highlight of our trip to Deadwood. We were the only people there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
Kim B
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I started at the Adams Museum and found that much more interesting. The room here I found most interesting was a lot of stuff awaiting cataloging and identification. I've been to museums all over the country and was really surprised to hear the gift show was good? What? It's tiny and very unimpressive. Not bad, mind you, just not an... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great exhibits, lots of interactive pieces where you can take pictures in costume and 2 levels of the museum to explore! A must see!

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Centennial, Colorado
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363 reviews 363 reviews
258 attraction reviews
277 helpful votes 277 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

When I first ientered the museum I went into the gift shop to purchase a ticket. They have a very good gift shop. The young man that was working there was so friendly and so informative. I really enjoyed all of the displays they had and I love the lower floor with all the carriages they have displays of hearses,... More 

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for posting "Love this museum" along with your wonderful review. We are thankful you enjoyed the gift shop, the staff and the displays - especially the wagon and carriage collection. It truly is a "must see" museum. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We took the kids here and spent a little over an hour. It was a nice museum, and to be honest, it was the highlight of our trip to Deadwood. We were the only people there, other than the 2 staff on hand. The upstairs was interesting, but we got through it pretty quickly. When we ventured downstairs, we were... More 

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Days of '76 Museum. We are so pleased you and your family thoroughly enjoyed the museum - especially the carriage and wagon collection. More 

uk
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294 reviews 294 reviews
156 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

a great museum to the days of 76 celebration , and much much more about the town , area and inhabitants. small entry fee, worth the money just to see the exhibit from old Deadwood Trading Post . Don't miss the story about the painting on the left as you enter the trading post exhibit, you cant miss the painting... More 

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your thorough and excellent review of your visit to the Day of '76 Museum. It is a great pleasure to read how many people enjoy this museum and all of its artifacts. More 

Deadwood, South Dakota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

What a selection of every type of old wagon made. From hearses to mail delivery, fire engines, deluxe coaches. Rodeo history from the Days of 76 rodeos. Local history. Would definitely recommend and well worth the time to stop. Reasonable admission.

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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the Days of '76 Museum! The carriages and stagecoaches are some of our most dynamic pieces in the collection. More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I learned a lot about the history of the rodeo and the stage coaches. Its a beautiful museum. It also has a nice little gift shop if you want to pick up something to remember your trip by.

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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the Days of '76 Museum. We hope you visit Deadwood again soon! More 

Bradenton, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Setup this trip back in June with Rose Speirs, she was very helpful with all the arraingments, had a special person to take us through both the 76 Museum and the Adams Museum, thanks you Rose for making it a great experience.

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review, Bruce. It was a great pleasure to work with you and your group. Everyone on your tour was a lot of fun, and Doug and Darrel thoroughly enjoyed showing them the Days of '76 Museum and Adams Museum. I hope you contact me again in the future! - Rose More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The museum is a little bit out of the way, but is a nice easy walk to get to from the tourist information booth. At first I wasn't thrilled because the museum seemed to be all about the history of the rodeo that seems to be held annually in Deadwood. However, the further I got into the museum the more... More 

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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of the Days of '76 Museum. This museum continues to evolve, and we are happy you enjoyed the historic gun collection, Native American exhibit, as well as the horse-drawn vehicle collection on the lower level. And thank you for your kind remarks about the Adams Museum. More 

Sikeston, Missouri, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We didn't realize that Days of 76 is the yearly celebration and rodeo held yearly in Deadwood & not about the literal days of 1876. The museum was well done, but just not what we expected. Loved looking at all the horse drawn wagons, but am glad to learn that they will be doing some work to improve the display... More 

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Deadwoodrose, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit to the Days of '76 Museum. The curatorial staff is working hard to develop more exhibits surrounding the 1876 and gold rush era. The museum was indeed named for Deadwood's time-honored celebration and rodeo - the Days of '76. More 

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