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Adams Museum

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Excellent to learn about the history of the city

This museum is a must see for a first time visitor. A lot of attention to detail and amazing... read more

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civilsister
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Marysville, California
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Fairly interesting.

While in a great location and free to enter, the Adams Museum won't rock your world. It had a few... read more

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OleTravellinJacky
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Trion, Georgia
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The Adams Museum is the Black Hills’ oldest history museum. In 1930 pioneer businessman W.E. Adams founded the Adams Museum in downtown Deadwood with the purpose of preserving and displaying the history of the Black Hills. The Adams Museum is home...more
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54 Sherman St, Deadwood, SD 57732-1364
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All reviewsthree floorssuggested donationgold nuggetdeadwood historyinteresting exhibitson displaysmall donationnice collectiondeadwood's historyfamous charactersfree admissionlocal historymain floorpotato creek johnnyper adultself guided tourwild bill
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum is a must see for a first time visitor. A lot of attention to detail and amazing stories of the first people to arrive in Deadwood in the beginning years. It was built as a museum and that’s what it has been since...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While in a great location and free to enter, the Adams Museum won't rock your world. It had a few interesting things, but mostly it was blowups of old newspaper stories, or you had to look through school binders to get a description of the...More

Thank OleTravellinJacky
Reviewed 5 days ago

I found this museum to be very interesting. It held many artifacts from the time when Deadwood was settled. There were many pictures of infamous people as well. This was the best part of the visit to Deadwood and well worth the time to visit.

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful comments about your visit to the Adams Museum! We appreciate your visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I wasn’t sure I wanted to see another historic home but we had time before we could check into our hotel room. This was a really great tour. The rooms are not roped off. You actually go into the rooms with a guide who is...More

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your very nice review of the Adams House. It's good to hear you were able to make time to visit and found it to be a great tour! We truly appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of things to look at and very interesting. Being from the Midwest, it's a great place to learn about the West. They give you a map so you do your own tour, which we like.

Thank Kimberly S
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are glad you found the Adams Museum to be interesting and a great place to learn about the West. We hope to see you in Deadwood again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice museum. We learned a lot about the history of Deadwood. Would recommend taking this in when in Deadwood.

Thank nanc1234
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your nice review. It's great to hear you learned a lot about the history of Deadwood while at the Adams Museum. We appreciate your recommendation!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to learn about the history of the area. There are 3 stories of artifacts, history and information in this building. Fee is by donation; however, they do ask that the donation be $5. Cheap enough.

Thank travelvaluetours
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so pleased you found the Adams Museum to be informative about the history of Deadwood and the area. Thank you so much for visiting the museum and coming to Deadwood!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum with a lot of interesting artifacts. I learned the most about Deadwood and its residents from this museum. Naturally, there's info about Deadwood's most well-known (Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane) but you also learn about the immigrants who can there from all...More

Thank K D
DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review about the Adams Museum! It is always a great pleasure to receive such positive feedback from our visitors.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Adams Museum is a wonderful experience if you enjoy the past and learning about the way things were. The Adams Museum has items and history about Wild Bill, and they have, I believe, a replica of the gold nugget the Potato Creek Johnny found,...More

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your excellent review of the Adams Museum. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed the artifacts on display. The Potato Creek Johnny gold nugget is actually the original, not a replica. Again, we are so pleased you had a wonderful experience!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It a pay by donation museum. The exhibits are interesting but a bit random so it takes a while to read everything.More

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DeadwoodRose1892, Public Relations Manager at Adams Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit to the Adams Museum. We are glad you found the exhibits interesting. The museum tells a full story about Deadwood from the gold rush, including Wild Bill and Calamity Jane (to name...More

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Dangeross
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Response from Deadwoodrose | Property representative |
Yes there is an elevator.
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billyd42
1 March 2015|
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Response from DeadwoodRose1892 | Property representative |
Hello, The Adams Museum is open daily in September, 9 AM to 5 PM. Thank you!
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