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Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold Factory Tour

2707 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-343-7099
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A treasure

As expected, very crowded with tourists. Ask for the senior discount for entry if eligible (62... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
George N
Dunedin, Florida
via mobile

This was my first trip here and I was in Awe. I want to go back and spend a week just here and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Thomas R
Federal Way, Washington
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Black Hills Gold FREE Factory Tour Home of: Landstrom’s, Mt. Rushmore Jewelry, and Riddle’s Jewelry Watch Skilled Artisans Handcraft South Dakota’s Official State Jewelry! Over a span of 14 years, 360 goldminers-turned-craftsmen carved a rough granite mountain into a polished national treasure, known today as Mt. Rushmore. Today, in dozens of intricate steps, our craftspeople carry on this tradition of quality and excellence with every piece of Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold and diamond jewelry. Take a fascinating FREE tour through our jewelry factory to watch up-close and learn the details of how gold jewelry is made. During the tour you’ll see the ancient process of lost-wax casting and how diamonds are cast in molten gold! Diamond cutting has been added to our Free Factory Tour where you will see the precise process involved in creating one of the world’s most prized possessions. Everyday Factory Direct Prices: Black Hills Gold and Silver Jewelry Outlet Diamond and Gemstone Jewelry On-site Design and Goldsmiths for Service and Repair Watches, Gifts, and more!
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2707 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-343-7099

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As expected, very crowded with tourists. Ask for the senior discount for entry if eligible (62). Visit in the am as the sun will be brightening the sculpture and behind you. An American must see.

Thank George N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my first trip here and I was in Awe. I want to go back and spend a week just here and keystone .

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Exceptionally priced jewelry all handmade right before your eyes. Each piece of jewelry is designed and created right there. Plus the tour was free. The jewelry is beautiful!

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go in a weekend either solo, with friends, or family. Make sure to bring a bottle of water if you're coming during summer time, since it can get really sunny and hot. Gift shop is expensive as ussual. Don't forget your selfie...More

Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour of the jewelry factory was pretty cool. They walk you through from start to finish, everything from planning the design to casting the mold to individually embellishing each piece. It was something I had never seen and probably will never see again. The...More

Thank loonat64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

IT HAD BEEN 50 years since I has visited this place and it has been greatly improved. Very nice place to spend the Fourth of July but get there before 9am. The line of cars to get in a noon when we left was 2...More

Thank BoBahoravitch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a jewelry shop where you can see people make it. Nothing special unless you are really into jewelry

Thank David W
Reviewed 23 June 2017

we'd never been on such a tour - taking a tour through the work area where the skilled workers were performing the steps for the process of making rings, earrings, pendants, etc. absolutely amazing. it was interesting, educational and inspiring. wow. at the end of...More

Thank dmc50
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Went there for 2nd time (10 years apart) last month as part of a mid-west trip. Took the factory tour the first time and this time, just ended up buying some jewelry. Found the service people to be friendly. Took them about 30 minutes to...More

Thank jeff77664
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were on a bus tour from Delaware. I was excited to see that we were stopping at a place that sold black hills gold jewelry. We had a fantastic tour of the factory and watched jewelers make some rings. Our tour guide did a...More

Thank sadear
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20 June 2015|
Response from Estacee | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, our tour started and ended up in Los Angeles. I'm sorry I can't provide you much help with your question.