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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:

  • Exhibit Openings
  • Special Events
  • Workshops
  • Summer Camps

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.

Purchase Membership Online


Looking for an original gift? Membership to Deadwood History is a special gift friends and family of all ages can enjoy throughout the year.

Purchase memberships online, or contact Membership Services at [email protected], or call 605-722-4800.


  • Unlimited free admission to the Adams Museum, Days of ’76 Museum, and Historic Adams House
  • Free subscription to quarterly newsletter
  • Free exclusive calendar of historic photographs
  • Free or reduced admission to Deadwood History events, programs, and activities
  • Reduced admission for member’s only special events
  • 15% discount at museum gift shops
  • Satisfaction and pride for helping to promote and preserve the history of Deadwood, Lead, and the Black Hills


  • Senior – $30
  • Individual – $35
  • Senior Family – $40
  • Family – $50



All core benefits plus:

  • North American Reciprocal Museum privileges (NARM)
  • Free admission to members-only special events
  • An additional 10% discount at museum gift shops (25% total)
  • Guest passes to the Days of ’76 Museum and Historic Adams House


  • Bullwhacker – $100
    Premium membership benefits with: 2 guest passes
  • Franklin – $275
    Premium membership benefits with: 4 guest passes
  • Adams – $550
    Premium membership benefits with: 6 guest passes
  • Homestake – $1,000
    Premium membership benefits with: 8 guest passes
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