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The Adams Museum in Deadwood is the oldest history museum in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Pioneer businessman W.E. Adams built the museum in 1930 as a memorial to his family and to honor the early pioneers that settled the Black Hills. Architecturally impressive inside and out, The Adams Museum houses three floors of fascinating and educational artifacts, including: the first locomotive in the Black Hills; memorabilia associated with Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock, Poker Alice, and Potato Creek Johnny; rare fossils of a plesiosaur, an aquatic reptile that lived more than 95 million years ago; a collection of Native American artifacts; turn-of-the-century artifacts from Deadwoods Chinese Community; fine collections of historical photographs, minerals, guns, and folk art.

Location: P O Box 252, 54 Sherman Street, Deadwood South Dakota 57732 Telephone 605-578-1928

Other History nearby:
(Deadwood) Adams Memorial Museum
(Deadwood) Adams Museum & House
(Hill City) Call of the Wild Museum
(Sundance) Crook County Museum and Art Gallery
(Deadwood) Ghosts of Deadwood Gulch
(Spearfish) High Plains Western Heritage Center

08/15 Coming to The Deadwood area
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Sturgis SD August5-11 Since 1938, Sturgis has welcomed motorcycle enthusiasts from across the United States and around the world to the annual Motorcycle Rally. Based out of this small community in the northern Black Hills, the Rally officially runs for seven days every August.