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Historic Homestake Opera House

313 W Main St, Lead, SD 57754-1604
+1 605-584-2067
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What a great community play!

This was our first visit-and th play was just excellent! Th acting was so fun as was th plot. We... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2016
Spearfish, South Dakota
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"Such A Wonderful Tour"

Our group of eight adults thoroughly enjoyed the fantastic tour of the Opera House. Sarah, our... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2016
Colman, South Dakota
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313 W Main St, Lead, SD 57754-1604
+1 605-584-2067
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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit-and th play was just excellent! Th acting was so fun as was th plot. We had a chance to see a little bit of the opera house and are anxious to come back. AND see more productions!

Thank Mctalker
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Our group of eight adults thoroughly enjoyed the fantastic tour of the Opera House. Sarah, our guide, made the tour so interesting. She was so informative on everything. She also sang on stage " Ava Maria" to let us hear the acoustics. Beautiful restored historical...More

Thank alsgully
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The restoration of the Opera House has been very well done. The museum quality displays are very interesting and give the visitor a sense of Lead in its heyday. On the evening I was in Lead, I was fortunate to attend a musical performance which...More

Thank sctraveler46
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

A must see when visiting the Blackhills! Take the guided tour and check out the Interpretive Center. On our tour the tour guide sang "Ava Maria" from the stage while we sat in the opera house seats - Amazing.

Thank orediggers92
Reviewed July 15, 2016

We were told on our tour of Homestake mine that we should stop by the opera house. What a great idea! We met Sarah, who is the coordinator for the opera house and restoration manager. The opera house had burned and she was working with...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This opera house was so special before it burned. It was sad to see it go but, the restoration of the building is wonderful. Like stepping back in time! Wish i could have seen a play!

Thank Melina B
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed Mother's Day with our mother taking her back in time for this Lawrence Welk parody. They did a wonderful job! I was in awe of this beautiful building. Although the theater still needs renovations, the sound was wonderful and the feeling of living...More

Thank BSB912
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Great tour of a well constructed opera house. If you appreciate good architecture and engineering, this is a must see. The acoustics are just about the best there is available. They are doing a great job of restoration after a fire while bringing the building...More

Thank RenoLori
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

It is by appointment currently so call the mum ton the web site. Building is beautiful and the guide did a great job of covering the history of this building. Highly recommended

Thank advcards
Reviewed April 18, 2016

What a hidden gem! We have had the privilege of not only touring this amazing historic structure, but performing on the stage! The history of the Homestake Opera House is a wonderful story. Don't miss out on touring the building-the underground pool is crazy cool,...More

Thank Stacey P
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Susan C
We are visiting March 5th through the 10 and was wondering is there is a show at that time and what is the cost to tour?
February 13, 2017|
Response from Mctalker | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling them on both questions 6055842067 I also checked the Matthews Opera House in Spearfish. I am very involved with them. there is a Bellman Brown Bag on that Wed noon to 1 free not a play and totally... More