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Very interesting collection of old West history

We were pleasantly surprised by the Collectons in the museum. There was information on fossils in... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Jim Thorpe, PA
Worth the time!

I was referred to the museum by the visitors center and decided to give it a try. It was full of... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by the Collectons in the museum. There was information on fossils in the area, detailed information on Custer, an old courtroom and jail. Plan on spending awhile in the museum.

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Reviewed October 4, 2018

I was referred to the museum by the visitors center and decided to give it a try. It was full of interesting items and there were many interesting stories there. The staff was friendly and helpful--ask them about the interesting items and stories on display...More

Thank Bakerbob49
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The building itself is beautiful! Completed in 1881, served as the Territorial Courthouse for the Dakota Territory until SD became a state 8 years later. Featured exhibits include the Code Talkers, Custer’s Expedition (his rifle is on display), and the original courtroom as it existed...More

Thank Jfshakopee
Reviewed September 24, 2018

this was a fun little adventure! The last at the desk was well informed. They have many interesting historical items here. You even get to see an original jail cell! The architecture inside is beautiful.

Thank Paradise797699
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We always like to go to the local museum to learn more about the area. The courthouse museum at Custer is not large, but you can easily spend an hour there, especially if you stop to talk with the people who work there. They were...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Take a trip to downtown Custer County Court House in Custer, SD. There are many artifacts in the court house from old newspapers to a small exhibit of a mine. There is even a display of an early 1800 school room with the original books....More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to the museum. Lots to see in a pretty small place. We went on a Sunday afternoon and almost has the place to ourselves.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A very nice museum which features details and artifacts of Custer's expedition to the Black Hills where they confirmed gold.

Thank billo43
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Three levels (floors) packed full of treasures to look at. The volunteers are always pleasant and helpful, and knowledgable of the area. Has a gift shop as well.

Thank 944judif
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Lots of stuff Friendly volunteers A fair bit of variety and some small surprises Worth the cost Nothing too deep or exciting though

Thank Chad S
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