访问 the 地质博物馆

Open to the Public - Fun 和 Free!

重要的停车 & 访问更新:

Due to the construction of the new Mineral Industries building, parking in front of O'Harra/the museum is unavailable. Please use the parking lot on the East side of the building. Enter campus through the Gold Entrance on the University Loop Road. 在那里 are signs posted along this road to help you navigate to this parking lot. For a map explaining access click 在这里. 如果你有问题 or would like assistance planning your visit please call us at (605) 394-2467. 

什么是地质学?

Geology is a fascinating science that studies the Earth 和 its processes, including tectonic plates, 岩石, 矿物质, 和化石. At the 地质博物馆, you'll find many compelling 展览s focusing on:

  • 古生物学 - the study of ancient life
  • 矿物学 - the study of 矿物质, including gems, crystals, 和 the 岩石 they form

家庭照片蒙太奇

过来看看

  • Fascinating mounted skeletons of dinosaurs, mammals, marine reptiles, 和 fish
  • Rare fossils from the White River Badl和s, arranged in time-specific dioramas
  • Mineral displays including the Hall of South Dakota Minerals, 陨石, 和 a fluorescent mineral room that's sure to captivate
  • The Kids' Zone offers h和s on experiences for our young visitors
  • 博物馆 gift shop with toys, books, models, 岩石, posters, 和 more! 

旅游及活动

  • Guided tours are available for groups.  Please call ahead to schedule at (605) 394-2467
  • Popular events for children include the annual "Night At The 博物馆" (Fall) 和 "Dinosaur Eggstravaganza" (Spring)
  • 古生物学 & Geology field camps are available in the summer for high school students - see SDSM&T夏令营

2023个事件

  • Spring Rock 和 Fossil ID Day - Saturday, February 18 - 1:30-4:30 pm
  • Dino Eggstravaganza - Saturday, March 25, 1:30-4:30 pm
  • 100th Anniversary of 博物馆 being open to the public - Saturday, May 27 - All Day (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)
  • Fall Rock 和 Fossil ID Day - Saturday, September 23 - 1:30-4:30 pm
  • National Fossil Day - Wednesday, October 11 - All Day (9:00 am - 4:30 pm)
  • Night at the 博物馆 - Saturday, October 21 - 1:30-4:30 pm

建议入学

  • 成年人5美元.00
  • 孩子们 & 老年人3美元.00
  • 家庭10美元.00
  • Large Groups 和 Tours* $15.00

招生 prices are suggested, but not required. 

*Tours must be scheduled in advance


虚拟访问

If you're visiting us online, we'd like to introduce you to our online resources:

  • 在线展览  - These dynamic visual presentations showcase research by 南达科他州矿山 faculty 和 students.  Learn more about research 和 exploration 在这里 in the Black Hills 和 across the globe.
  • 虚拟之旅  - The 南达科他州矿山 virtual tour captures our unique campus using vibrant imagery, VR360旅游, 视频和允许 you to enjoy 360° panoramic views of our beautiful campus.
  • 荒地展览  - Step inside the 地质博物馆's 在荒地里 展览.
  • 黑山故事地图  - Our featured Online Exhibit (see image, right). 
  • 浏览我们的网页 YouTubeFlickr 
  • Other related destinations in the Black Hills - 活动板.

TripAdvisor的标志  

蓝星博物馆标志  

全民博物馆标志  

夏天的时间

(beginning Memorial Day)

Monday-Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Closed: Sundays 和 Independence Day

冬天的时间

(劳动节开始)

Monday-Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
Closed: Sundays 和 Federal Holidays

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