Join a special group of people who are passionate about leaving a legacy for the future by taking a role in the preservation, interpretation, and promotion of the history of Deadwood, Lead, and the Black Hills. Your support helps us fund a variety of museum offerings by providing history enrichment opportunities to thousands of children and adults both locally and globally. Opportunities include:
All member contributions play a vital role in DHI’s ability to bring history to life and to help shape future generations.
In addition to unlimited, free admission to the museums and HARCC, members receive additional benefits depending on the membership level they select. We invite you to explore our various membership levels described below and select one that is right for you.
View Our Membership Brochure - You can also use this to pay for your membership offline by check.
Looking for an original gift? Membership to Deadwood History is a special gift friends and family of all ages can enjoy throughout the year.
All core benefits plus:
Sponsorship at DHI provides a unique platform to engage your company with more than 60,000 community members and guests who visit the museums and HARCC annually.
DHI has been able to meet our goal to match funding sources, dollar-for-dollar, thanks to the unwavering dedication of the business community. We thank our sponsors for their commitment to DHI.
We attempt to recognize our business sponsors in every way possible through public relations and advertising.
As an added convenience and for our viewers' security, we now process your tax-deductible donation using PayPal.
Make your check payable to DHI and mail to:
Deadwood History, Inc.
150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD 57732
Please contact us at 605-722-4800 with any questions about making a donation. Your gift will help bring rich history and experiences to the community. All donations to Deadwood History are tax deductible. Thank you for your support of Deadwood History.
Legacy gifts strengthen DHI’s endowment, provide much-needed annual income, and support its extraordinary collections and acclaimed educational programs. By including DHI in your long-term plans, you can achieve the goals that are important to you—to benefit yourself, your family, and an organization that you value and believe in.
For more information about our planned giving program, please contact Carolyn Weber, Executive Director, at 605-722-4800.
Your tax-deductible gift will help inspire curiosity and excite minds of all ages through the presentation and preservation of our unique history.
Assist with collections care to preserve artifacts and archival items. Contribute to a rotating schedule of temporary and permanent exhibits.
Introduce the joys of learning and appreciating history to thousands of children through our youth workshops and summer camps. Provide scholarships and financial support for underserved children. Provide educational offerings for adults, including lectures, workshops, and special events.
Enrich, enlighten, and inspire our community by interpreting its past. Deadwood History is designed to be a place for fellowship, inspiration, and lifelong learning.
Join Deadwood History’s team of volunteers. As a volunteer, you will go behind the scenes of our properties to assist staff in a variety of departments. Remember, you don’t have to be an expert. Each volunteer has a different background and skillset, and we are happy to provide training.
DHI offers numerous volunteer opportunities. You can always start out in one position and transition to another according to your interests.