Black Hills History & Museums: Keystone Historical School And Museum

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Keystone Historical School And Museum

Tour through the Keystone Historical Museum and learn about the personalities that founded and shaped Keystone. Read More

What can I see at the Keystone Historical School and Museum?

Explore exhibits on the people who found the first gold mines in the area, the tools they used and collections of their findings. Pass through historic photos of the Black Hills Gold Rush and Tin Boom.

Experience the lives and stories of characters like Peter Norbeck, Carrie Ingalls, and CC Gideon, who represent the lifestyle, hardships, and growth of the area. The museum is actually located within the old Keystone School. It was built in 1900 and was the primary school until 1988. You are actually standing on history as you pass through the rooms of the school house. The upstairs classrooms have been preserved in its original design with antique furniture.

Where are the school and museum?

The Keystone School and Museum are located at 410 3rd Street in downtown Keystone.

When are they open?

The Keystone Historical School and Museum are open from 10am to 3pm during the months of June, July, and August.

How much do they cost to visit?

Admission is free.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

Give the Keystone Historical Society a call at 605-255-5280 or visit their website.