Our museum is dedicated to the preservation of the rich mining heritage of the Black Hills of South Dakota. We invite you to visit us and enjoy our numerous exhibits and activities. For more than a century, gold mining has been the #1 industry in Lead and in the Northern Black Hills. Today that mining heritage is cleverly depicted as an educational and fun Black Hills Badlands and Lakes Association Family Approved Attraction.
The historic museum is sure to please any history loving individual, or anyone that just likes to see some of the most interesting things found in the area. Our museums displays consist of real artifacts that fill our display cases on the main floor, and if you want to see even more, try one of our simulated mine guided tours.