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Adams House

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Adams House Museum Admission
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About
The Historic Adams House was built in 1892 by Deadwood pioneers Harris and Anna Franklin. Local contemporary press described the home as "the grandest house west of the Mississippi." The elegant Queen Anne-style house heralded a wealthy and socially...more
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22 Van Buren St, Deadwood, SD 57732-1432
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our guide Bill did an amazing tour and was full of information. This beautiful house a must see when visiting Deadwood.

Thank Rachel M
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the excellent review of the Adams House! We appreciate your great feedback on your tour guide, Bill. He will be pleased to hear your nice comments. So glad you found the house beautiful and a must see when in Deadwood.

Reviewed 4 days ago

So glad we decided to visit Adams House. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. The entire history of the house was utterly fascinating. This is a must see tour for adults visiting Deadwood. I would not suggest the tour for people with small or unruly...More

Thank eshar0n
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It's great to hear you found the Adams House fascinating! Thank you for your compliments on the tour guide and learning the history of the home.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Delightful tour of historic home in Deadwood. Home filled with original furnishings. A great part of the history of the area.

Thank Mary B
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your delightful review! We truly appreciate your visit to Deadwood and the Adams House.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like to visit a homes that will take you back 100 years in pristine condition, this is a must see home. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and was very personable. The tour took about an hour but was so interesting the time...More

Thank nanc1234
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for writing an excellent review for the Adams House. It's great to hear you enjoyed the home, its furnishings, and the tour guide. We hope to see you in Deadwood again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a really great tour...As you walked through the house, the guide took you right back to the successes and tragedies of the family that built it in the late 19th century to the subsequent owners. And all the original fixtures and furniture were...More

Thank KitCat2007
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the tour of the Adams House.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A surprising piece of interesting history in Deadwood. My two friends and I enjoyed the tour. Our tour guide was informative and answered most of our questions.

Thank SharonF791
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your very nice review. We appreciate your visit to the Adams House and the city of Deadwood.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't love our tour guide so much. I would love to go back and do it again. The house is fantastic. There is a lot of history there, not just furniture.More

Thank 67CAT
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your excellent rating for the Adams House. I am sorry to hear you did not love your tour guide. We hope you will return for another tour the next time you are in Deadwood. Please contact me at Rose@deadwoodhistory.com if you would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the tour. The house has an interesting history which is conveyed through the stories. What bathrooms for that time! Pay notice to the toilet tank on the second floor :)

Thank 713LJS
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the Adams House. It's great to hear you enjoyed the tour! The bathroom really is fantastic for that period of time - and even now. We appreciate your visit to Deadwood.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour guide was excellent and gave a very informative view of life in the early days of a prominent family.

Thank KathyM06037
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review about the Adams House. It's great to hear you enjoyed the tour guide and the stories about the home.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice preserved home and artifacts. Really nothing you can't see in any number of similar homes or museums in most parts of the country, but certainly worth an hour or so of time to gain some perspective on the history of this important family...More

Thank Ditdew
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review about the Adams House. So glad you enjoyed the history and the artifacts in the home.

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tykadero
June 18, 2017|
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Response from tykadero | Reviewed this property |
I thought the tour guide said it was a kind of tile. I remember he said it was fired twice to give it the look it had.
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Jamie D
April 24, 2017|
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Response from DeadwoodRose1892 | Property representative |
Hello, Jamie May - September we are open daily from 9 AM - 5 PM. We hope to see you on Memorial Day weekend! Thank you, Rose
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tsmith872017
April 14, 2017|
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Response from ssiefford | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we didn't take a tour, but we ate there. Very good food.
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