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Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center

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Alan N wrote a review Oct 23
Rapid City, South Dakota449 contributions100 helpful votes
Good , clean, free visitor center that shows the history of the homestake mine and the ongoing research at Sanford Lab on neutrinos. The research and labs are deep underground.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Fondue4two wrote a review Oct 13
Madison, Wisconsin1,114 contributions349 helpful votes
This is a nerdy tourist stop that we really enjoyed after a day exploring the nearby Spearfish Canyon. The free visitor center has a lot of information on both the history & workings of the former gold mine and the new scientific use of the mines for advance physics experiments. The gal at the front desk was very friendly and helped introduce us to the space.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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CruisinSarah wrote a review Aug 2020
Casper, Wyoming148 contributions26 helpful votes
My family of 4 made a quick stop here when in Lead. Very interesting, and informative mine history. Cool overlook of the mine. Extremely modern center. Nice exhibits and neat things to see outside as well.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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travelnuts1998 wrote a review Aug 2020
21 contributions3 helpful votes
This stop is rich with mining history and the future of science as the two are melded together in this unique and beautiful location.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Kristin G wrote a review Jul 2020
Bozeman, Montana141 contributions42 helpful votes
My family drove to let me run in because I take my students to Fermi Lab and I wanted to see the other end of the DUNE experiment while in the area. I went in alone and when I came out and showed them a picture of the hole, everyone then wanted to go back in. Workers were wearing masks and it was easy to social distance. Small gift shop available too.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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