The High Plains Western Heritage Center is a five state regional museum founded to honor the old west pioneers of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska. Exhibits of Western art, artifacts, and memorabilia including the original Spearfish to Deadwood stagecoach, turn-of-the-century kitchen, saddle shop and blacksmith shop. Forestry, mining, ranching and rodeo are also depicted.
Outdoor displays feature a furnished log cabin, rural schoolhouse and antique farm equipment. Special art events, "Campfire Series" historical programs, live music and cowboy poetry performances are offered throughout the year. The facility includes a 150-seat theater that can be rented for special events.