“The Museum on the Hill…
What a view!”

The Pioneer Museum is open May 15th through October 1st * Monday-Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Handicapped Accessible, with elevator to 25 exhibit areas * Family & Senior Discounts!

The Museum is located in Hot Springs, SD, easily accessed from Highways 79, 385, or 18. Minutes from The Mammoth Site, Evans Plunge, Custer State Park, Wind Cave National Park, Mount Rushmore,  and many other wonderful Black Hills attractions.


The Pioneer Museum in Hot Springs, South Dakota, is located in the old schoolhouse on top of the hill in the center of town. Coming in from Hwy 385-N, go south and curve around, it’s on your left. Coming in from Hwy 385-S, go north from the traffic light, it’s straight ahead! Coming in from Hwy 18, go East to traffic light, turn left & it’s straight ahead!