National Presidential Wax Museum - Keystone, SD
You can't visit the Mount Rushmore area without seeing a presidential attraction. The Presidential Wax Museum displays life-sized and life-like replicas of each Presidents of the United States. This museum will take you for a patriotic journey through America's history. The accurately-detailed surroundings and authentic period costumes will allow you to feel like you are there with President Nixon welcoming the astronauts back from their first moon voyage, or with President Reagan as the Berlin Wall fell. There are over 100 wax figures that are extremely lifelike!
Experience the framers of the American constitution gathering to sign America's Declaration of Independence or see the visit to "Ground Zero" by President George W. Bush after September 11. See Abraham Lincoln giving one of his famous speeches or see the unveiling of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Other historic artifacts, including President Bill Clinton’s saxophone in red, white, and blue, Florida’s 2000 Presidential election’s controversial ballot boxes, and oil paintings by Harvey Dunn are on display as well.
The gift shop is an attraction of its own. The store offers museum-quality souvenirs of everything presidential including a wide variety of collectibles, fine porcelain, sculptures, and presidential china. This museum comes highly recommended for those of all ages and is registered as one of the area's "Family- Approved Attractions". Recapture the spirit of patriotism and visit the National Presidential Wax Museum conveniently located in Keystone, right on the way to Mount Rushmore. This is a great addition to any vacation!
- Approximately how long could a customer plan to spend at National Presidential Wax Museum?
Most people spend about an hour at the museum.
- What amenities are available?
There is a gift shop on site.
- Is it handicap accessible?
- Is photography & video recording allowed?
Of course! Don't forget your cameras.
- For what ages is this appropriate?
This is great for all ages.
- Is parking available? Is it free?
Yes, free parking is available at the location.