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Live re-creations of the town's rich history started in 1924 through the Days of '76 celebration and award-winning rodeo. The celebration began as a way to honor Deadwood's pioneers - the prospectors, miners, muleskinners and madams who poured into...more
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18 76th Dr, adjacent to the Rodeo Grounds, Deadwood, SD 57732-7451
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Reviewed 4 days ago

They have huge exhibits in the basement with actual stagecoaches and other historical items. It was not very busy and we almost had the entire place to ourselves.

Thank Chris L
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your excellent review about the Days of '76 Museum. We appreciate your visit! It's lucky you came during Rally week when the crowd thins out a bit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stop here every year and will stop again. It has a little something for everyone. You see the history of Deadwood and the history of the Days of 76. The lower floor is a most to see all the old wagons. Great place for...More

Thank Jodi56257
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your great review of the Days of '76 Museum! We are happy to hear you return to visit our museum each year. Your feedback is priceless.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was not quite what we expected. We did enjoy the many wagons through time on the lower level. And one of my kids loved the sifting/panning for rocks.

Thank Julia A
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your feedback. Sorry the museum was not quite what you expected, but we are pleased you enjoyed the wagons and carriage gallery and the sluice box!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was full of Deadwood Cowboy/Rodeo/Native American history. Lots of displays and the basement had a large display of stage coaches. It had a nice gift shop and was clean and easy to navigate.

Thank Jan S
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We greatly appreciate your kind words about the Days of '76 Museum. So pleased you stopped by! We hope to see you in Deadwood again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice museum. Great to do on a very hot or rainy day. Had great artifacts from carriages and stagecoaches to rodeo outfits and Native Americans.

Thank ExcaptainHQ
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your positive feedback about the Days of '76 Museum artifacts, carriages, and stagecoaches. We truly appreciate your visit to Deadwood!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a good history for your kids and yourself about the wild wild west. We loved the coach collection they are awesome to see.

Thank Carol C
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful comments about the Days of '76 Museum. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the history, especially the carriage and wagon collection. They really are awesome. We hope you will visit Deadwood again!

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Well kept museum with informative displays. Not very extensive — can be done within an hour. The lower floor with carriages was fine for what it was.

Thank Joanna J
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit to the Days of '76 Museum. Your comments are noted and appreciated. Thanks for coming to Deadwood.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

This museum has a lot of interesting displays of Deadwood and the West. It is well done and offers many unique photo opportunities. There is a variety for everyone. The carriage room in the lower level shows different types of horse drawn transportation. We could...More

Thank ManitowocWI
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for your excellent review of the Days of '76 Museum. We are so glad to hear your comments about the displays and photo opportunities in the museum. We look forward to your next trip to Deadwood!

Reviewed 5 July 2018

The collection of items the have is amazing. Carriages on the lower level are laid out in a timeline. The main floor has exhibits of clothing, guns, buffalo, rodeo, Indians. They have short video clips explaining what different rodeo events are. The facts about the...More

Thank brennyb415
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for visiting the Days of '76 Museum. We are pleased you enjoyed the carriages and wagons, historic guns, rodeo and Native American collections, and the story of the buffalo. We hope to see you in Deadwood again!

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great museum in Deadwood to stop at and check out. Easy to get to with plenty of parking. Lots of exhibits upstairs and downstairs. They also have a cute little gift shop. Great for families or even single people. Great for all ages!

Thank -LaQuata-
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Days of '76 Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you very much for such a great review. We appreciate your wonderful comments about the Days of '76 Museum, its ample parking, and the gift shop! We hope to see you in Deadwood again.

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