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Plan Your Visit

Open Year Round

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VIRTUAL
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Classes For All Ages:
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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

Open 7 Days A Week
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Last Guided Tour at 7:00 p.m.

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Have you ever dreamed of digging at The Mammoth Site.  There are still 6 available spots open in our 1st 2 Week Dig Session.  Click for more details on how you can dig for Ice Age Treasures! 

The Mammoth Site recently had their 3rd Annual Eddie Clay Casino Night.  It was a tremendous success.  We gave out over 14K in Prizes thanks to our wonderful sponsors.  Be sure to thank them for us by shopping and dining at their businesses.

Great article by Connie Reed,  a Freelance Travel Writer, on her time at the Mammoth Site.  Take a look by clicking here.

A MAMMOTH THANK YOU TO THE BNSF RAILROAD FOUNDATION FOR THEIR GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 to go towards purchasing more of our wireless tour guide stethophones. 

A MAMMOTH THANK YOU TO THE BLACK HILLS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION FOR THEIR DONATION OF $5,000.00 to go towards the construction of our new Learning Center!

A MAMMOTH THANK YOU TO THE JAMES AND ELOISE ELMEN FOUNDATION FOR THEIR GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,000.00 to go towards the construction of our new Learning Center!

New update on The Mammoth Site Excavation and Preservation Program Found Here!

During construction The Mammoth Site is OPEN and are offering 20% OFF all merchandise  purchased in the gift shop!  Click here for a map and instruction to parking access.

Please consider helping out The Mammoth Site by: 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.

The Mammoth Site is proud to report that Midwest Living Magazine has named the Mammoth Site as one of the:

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in the Black Hills

Click above to read the article!

 

Our Latest Research

CASINO NIGHT!!!!

CASINO NIGHT!!!!

A MAMMOTH SIZED THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR WONDERFUL SPONSORS! ...
Student Volunteers

Student Volunteers

The Mammoth Site recently hosted two terrific groups of student volunteers...
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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 Hunting Techniques!
Throw a Real Atlatl!
Click the Link Below to Reserve Your Throw!

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