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Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center

160 West Main Street, Lead, South Dakota 57754 USA

Free
Free to Visit
Closed Now
Opens Thu 8a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • No Wifi

“Come catch a Surface Tour!”

We invite you to visit our exhibit hall, where you’ll find exciting information about Sanford Underground Research Facility (Sanford Lab), the city of Lead, and the history of Homestake. Our exhibits include historic photographs, videos, science and mining artifacts, and a 3-D model of the underground—from the surface down to the 8,000-foot level! From our deck, view the 1,000-foot-deep Open Cut, an iconic landmark in the Black Hills, and see the many varieties of rock that created this unique landscape. Admission is free.

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Reviewed by
ME Preaux

  • 12 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
July 28, 2015
Rated 5.0

The new Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center is a real gem! Not only do you get an awesome view point on the open cut from the old gold mine, but there is also so many interactive displays and in depth information about both the history of the mine and the science laboratories that now uses it! The visit to the Visitor Center is free and is totally worth a stop, and the minimal fee for the surface tour is also a good investment of your time and bucks!

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Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center

160 West Main Street
Lead, South Dakota
57754 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Private Parking
  • Yes Parking

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