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Adams Museum

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Address: 54 Sherman St, Deadwood, SD 57732
Phone Number: 605-578-1714
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The past history of Deadwood will amaze you A must see when there. Give it a try you will truly love it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Mandan, North Dakota
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Mandan, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The past history of Deadwood will amaze you A must see when there. Give it a try you will truly love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This museum is fantastic. Filled with tons of history. My kids aged 6 up to 15 enjoyed it as well. Take a chance and go check it out.

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review about the Adams Museum! We love to hear from families and their experiences at the museum. More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This attraction admission charge is based on donations. They recommend $5.00 per adult. Amazed how much they have in the museum. There are three floors total. Be Careful going up and down stairs- they are pretty steep and narrow. Contents of the museum is enough to peak the interest of all ages.

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this review

We appreciate your wonderful review of the Adams Museum. There is a lot to see on all three levels. We hope you visit Deadwood again soon. More 

Spokane Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very informative history of the area. We were able to view it within an hour and get a good idea of the area. Nice people work there. Good books to choose from and gifts for children.

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about the Adams Museum! We appreciate your kind words about our staff, gift shop items, and the information you received about the history of Deadwood and the Black Hills. More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Exceptional, local museum. A must for fans of the Old West. Three floors, though the main one has the most to offer. Free admission with a recommended donation of five dollars. Excellent displays and artifacts relevant to Deadwood...Wild Bill's pistol and items, Seth Bullock's pistol, a display on the area's long-running (until ca. 1980) brothel trade, etc. Friendly staff. Highly... More 

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent, thorough review of the Adams Museum. More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Had a wonderful time at this wonderfuly preserved building...great museum full of information...because that's what you get at museums...historical information

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review of the Adams Museum! More 

Lancaster SC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The museum is chocked full of things but there was a revolutionary war drum hanging in there that just blew me away. Also Wild Bill Hickcocks cards are on display as well. Really nest to see things like that for me... Check it out

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your "Awesome artifacts" review of the Adams Museum. We are so pleased you were impressed with the Wild Bill Collection (owned by the City of Deadwood) and the Revolutionary War drum. Thanks for visiting Deadwood! More 

Sioux City, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Located close to / an easy walk from downtown this museum is a small hidden treasure. we have visited it 2-3 times and will return since we discover something new each time. The "old" Deadwood comes to life in the exhibits and pictures.

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for saying the Adams Museum is worth the time to visit and then some! We are pleased to read the exhibits and pictures make the old west come to life. That is what our exhibits director strives for in each of our museums. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Aberdeen, South Dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is not your typical museum, but one full of interesting Wild West era material and artifacts. If you like the late 1800's and have an interest in what went on in the black hills, this is worth an afternoon visit. Check out the replica of the largest nugget found in the hills by Potato Creek Johnny. The original remains... More 

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your terrific review of the Adams Museum. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Potato Creek Johnny's original gold nugget is now on permanent display. More 

Billings, Montana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

A great little museum. The history of Deadwood was beautifully displayed. There is a small suggested donation but it isn't required. When we went they museum was completely empty and we had the curator give us a personal tour. It was great.

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Adams Museum. It is always good to get a personal tour, and we are pleased you enjoyed the museum. More 

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