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Plan Your Visit

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Classes For All Ages:
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Proud To
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Dr. Larry Agenbroad

Digs in the Bonebed
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The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, SD is an active paleontological dig site, which boasts the largest concentration of mammoth remains in the world!  Our current mammoth count is 61, with 58 Columbian and 3 woolly mammoths.  We hope you will come and tour this unique National Natural Landmark!

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Your admission cost includes:

– A 7 minute introduction video

– A 30 minute guided tour around our sinkhole

– Entrance into the Exhibit Hall featuring full size replicas of mammoths and a Giant-Short Faced Bear

Adults: $10.00

Seniors 60+: $9.00

Children 4-12: $8.00

Children 3 and Under: Free

 May 15 – August 15

Sunday-Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Last Tour at 7:00 p.m.

THE MAMMOTH SITE NEEDS YOUR HELP!

We NEED your help! The Mammoth Site will be breaking ground on our new 5,800 square foot Learning Center in 3 short months!

Every year the Mammoth Site brings over 100,000 visitors to the Black Hills. This new Learning Center will: provide more dynamic Ice Age exhibits; a state of the art theater for the public to view the new introduction video, scientific symposiums, guest lectures and other events.

We have $200,000 more to go, and we truly need your help right now. We know that with your support, we can complete our goal by October 1st.

Your donation can come in many different ways: giving a one-time monetary donation; make a long term investment through a Pledge; become a Supporting Member of the Mammoth Site; or through our “Buy a Brick” program. Also, a select group of naming rights are still available based on your level of donation. Please contact our Director of Development, Presston Gabel at 605-745-6017, or via email at presstong@mammothsite.org should you have any questions.

PLEASE GIVE HERE OR BUY A BRICK HERE!

WE ALSO HAVE 4 SEATS LEFT IN THE PICK YOUR SEAT CAMPAIGN ($300 EACH OR ALL 4 FOR $1000) AND CAN BE PURCHASED BY CALLING 605-745-6017!

EARTHWATCH IS HERE!

Come meet our second group of volunteer diggers in the bonebed!

SUMMER PROGRAMS HAVE STARTED:

Come join us for these fun and educational programs!  Parents can dig and throw the Atlatl too!

 

Our Latest Research

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Ages 4 – 12
Dig for Fossil Replicas!
Plan to Get Dirty!
Click the Link Below to Reserve Your Dig!

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Ages 5 +
Learn Excavation Techniques!
Plan to Get Dirty!
Click the Link Below to Reserve Your Dig!

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Ages 5+
Learn Ancient Techniques!
Throw a Real Atlatl!
Click the Link Below to Reserve Your Dig!

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