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Museum of Geology, Rapid City

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The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology explores the natural history of Earth through scientific inquiry, preserves specimens and data as a dedicated repository for scientific research, and promotes understanding of geoscience and evolution through outreach.
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  • The Museum of Geology is worth a visit if you have a spare hour. It's free, small and has several great specimens, including a mosasaur and plesiosaurus. It's an old museum without multimedia...  more »
  • This is a must see museum in the Black Hills. Very interesting information on fossils, rocks, and gems collected in the area. To make it even better, it is all free!!!  more »
  • I loved my visit here! I really like how they have the minerals organized. There's even an area to keep younger kids occupied. Lots of great fossils too, but personally I am more of a rock-hound. The fluorescent display is really cool.
  • Great museum full of rocks, fossils, & a cute little gift shop! Worth a the stop for a self guided tour. Informative for kids & adults. It’s air conditioned too!

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