Keystone History


Keystone Area Historical Society
410 3rd Street
Keystone, South Dakota 57751

Ph: (605) 666-4494

     Welcome To The Keystone Historical Museum

Take A Trip Into Yesteryear!

Learn about:

  • The people who discovered gold in Battle Creek

  • The people who located Keystone’s gold mines

  • The people who founded the Town of Keystone

  • The Black Hills Gold Rush

  • The Black Hills Tin Boom

  • The people who carved Mount Rushmore

  • Gutzon Borglum – the Sculptor

  • Peter Norbeck and Iron Mountain Road

  • CC Gideon and the Pigtail Bridges

  • Carrie Ingalls who lived in Keystone for 36 years and The Little House on the Prairie

  • Wild Horse Harry Hardin and Sugar Babe

  • Keystone Consolidated Gold Mine, ca 1895 LIVING HISTORY SCHOOL Keystone, South Dakota

Keystone Victorian schoolhouse built in 1900 in historic downtown Keystone at 410 3rd Street.

Greetings to All! 
The Keystone Historical Museum will be closing Sept. 30th, 2023 @2pm

Thank you for a wonderful season! See you next year and be sure to follow us on Facebook at “Keystone Historical Museum”

The museum will be opening in May, 2024:
Monday-Friday: 10am-4pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm
Sunday: Closed