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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Hot Springs, South Dakota– May 23, 2019: The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs an Educational and Scientific Research Institution announced today that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that are consistently excellent – having earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.
“We are so excited to make this announcement and honored to have received this award.” The Mammoth Site strives to provide excellent hospitality to our visitors.” –Bethany Cook, Public Relations Coordinator

Mother’s Day Care and Share at The Mammoth Site Recap

A “Mammoth” Thank You to Everyone that Visited on Mother’s Day!

The Mammoth Site welcomed approximately 205 visitors on Mother’s Day that came to see the Site as part of the KOTA Care and Share Food Drive.

Visitors were able to visit The Mammoth Site for free on Sunday May 12, 2019 by bringing three non-perishable food items per person. The items that were brought to the Site go to the Hot Springs Food Pantry for KOTA Care and Share Food Drive.

The Mother’s Day event gave The Mammoth Site the opportunity to donate 223 pounds of food and a check totaling $105.00 to the Hot Springs Food Pantry.

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).
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Mammoth Site Summer Hours

New Hours at The Mammoth Site Beginning May 15, 2019

The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, SD Inc. is announcing its new summer hours starting May 15 through August 15, 2019.
The new hours will be 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. daily and the last tour will be at 7:00 p.m. each day.

We Dig Big at The Mammoth Site. This Educational and Scientific Research Institution is an active paleontological dig site and accredited museum. Named the number one museum by USA Today in South Dakota and the coolest museum in South Dakota by The Discoverer Blog The Mammoth Site is a must see for all ages. We offer guided tours, summer programs for children, exhibits and hands-on displays. Open year-round and universally accessible.

For more information, please contact Bethany Cook at news@mammothsite.org or at 605-745-6017.
“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).
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