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Gutzon Borglum Historical Center

342 Winter St, Keystone, SD 57751-2036
+1 800-888-4369
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“audio tour” (11 reviews)
“his life” (9 reviews)
342 Winter St, Keystone, SD 57751-2036
+1 800-888-4369

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You must go here before visiting the Mt. Rushmore memorial. Learning all the history of Borglum and how the memorial came to pass is amazing and will make you appreciate the hard work and dedication that it took build the memorial.

Thank Dean P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll be in awe learning about Gutzon Borglum, he was a very talented individual so much more than the man who carved Mt Rushmore. The audio tour is detailed, items in the collection reveal the multitude of his talents. Great for families, interesting movie at...More

Thank mike p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit the museum prior to visiting Mount Rushmore to get some background information on the sculptures which as British Visitors we realised we knew nothing about! We were very pleased that we did as the Museum is very pleasant and has some...More

Thank JohnfaeHuntly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this museum AFTER seeing the monument and this really solidified what Borglund was like and gave me an even greater impression of him; the man. The museum is arranged very well and you follow through with a hand held tape and earphones.Then there...More

Thank larkenRidgefield_CT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice to hear the story behind Mt Rushmore. You are given headsets for the tour since it is a talking tour.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum gave a great history of the man who made Mount Rushmore possible. The appreciation of this museum is best felt after visit to Mount Rushmore.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not much of a patriotic experience, just a bit dirty, old hallway of displays of parts of his life. There are carvings he did and some casts and pics of carvings. I would not recommend it for kids, but if you're a history geek,...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great background on planning and construction of Mount Rushmore. Lots of historical displays tools, rigging photos

Thank Douglas G
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A very small, but information packed museum. Gave me a great overview of how Mt. Rushmore came to be.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I have been to Mt Rushmore multiple times but had never stopped into the historical center. It was awesome to learn about the history of the man who made the mountain possible.

Thank sazach8016
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