Black Hills Mining Museum – Lead, SD

323 W Main Street
Lead, SD 57754


Welcome to the Black Hills Mining Museum, located in the mile-high city of Lead. Our non-profit educational corporation 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 had been the #1 industry in Lead and in the Northern Black Hills. Today that mining heritage is cleverly depicted as an educational and fun family approved attraction.

Hours of Operation:
Tours, Gold Panning, Museum available May – September. Open May 1 – Oct. 15

Mon-Fri: 9AM-5PM

Sunday 12pm-4pm.