The Trading Post: A History

Learn about the history of the fur trade and trading posts and how they impacted the economics and cultures of both Native and white peoples in our area. Photos, storyboards, a touchscreen quiz, children’s activity table and artifacts from the Duhamel Collection, on loan from the Minnilusa Pioneer Museum in Rapid City.
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Bats in our Backyard

Our new mini exhibit is all about bats! Learn about bat behavior, bat attractions, bats in culture and more! Also check out the accompanying touchscreen quiz and test your knowledge on bats. The exhibit runs through October 31st.
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First Saturday Brunch

Saturday, October 7th, David Williams will present on archaeology in out region. Get an introduction to this branch of science and how it is practiced in the Black Hills. Brunch at 10 a.m. is $5 or free with membership. Presentation at 10:30 is free to all. More Info...

Family Fun Day

Sunday, October 15th from 2-4pm, learn about snakes, millipedes, lizards, bats and other odd critters of the natural world. See a film and do a craft; and register to win the book Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods. Also tour the Spaulding Cabin which will be decorated for Halloween. $2 per person or free with museum membership.
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Location & Hours

Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm MST

Phone, Email & Address Info:

(605) 723-1200 or (605) 723-2010
415 5th Ave
Belle Fourche, SD 57717