• This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Discover The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, South Dakota. The Mammoth Site boasts the largest concentration of mammoths in the world. You can tour this indoor active dig site and view Ice Age fossils. The Mammoth Site offers guide tours, enhanced educational experience with a gaming app and Summer Educational Programs. The Mammoth Site is open year round Learn more.

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The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, SD Inc. will be having the 2nd Annual Fossil Fright Night on October 24, 2019, from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Guests will experience The Mammoth Site in a new way. Flashlight Bonebed Tours, Scary Stations in the Bonebed, the Ice Age Exhibit Hall will feature candy and learning stations with activities in the Classroom.

Summer 2019 has had the Education Division at The Mammoth Site bursting at the seams with new creative and refined ideas and programs. The Mammoth Site summer interns have each worked extremely hard on individual projects called deliverables. A deliverable can be anything from brochures to organizing a collection; it is something that produces a visible product useful for The Mammoth Site by the end of their summer program. Both museum engagement interns and our conservation interns have developed, researched, and initiated some really amazing things this summer!

Root Beer Floats at The Mammoth Site

Root Beer Floats at The Mammoth Site

Save the Date for August 6, 2019 for “National Root Beer Float Day”.

Join The Mammoth Site on August 6, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for “National Root Beer Float Day”. Root Beer Floats are with a free will donation and the proceeds will benefit The Mammoth Site’s Education Programs. Also a “Mammoth” Thank you to Coca-Cola Bottling Company High Country and Sweet Treats from Rapid City for being the sponsors of this event!

The Mammoth Site is open 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. with the last tour leaving at 7:00 p.m.
The Mammoth Site is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization and the only Accredited Museum in the Black Hills. The Mammoth Site is also only one of three museums that is Accredited in South Dakota.
“In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.” (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).