Have you ever wanted to one-up your friends with your knowledge of odd and unique facts about past U.S. Presidents? Look no further than this blog article, and the article that comes after it! As resident US President experts at the National Presidential Wax Museum in Keystone, South Dakota, we’re sharing our favorite odd facts about every single President in US History.
The countdown to summer has officially begun and the National Presidential Wax Museum is looking to expand our team of fun and knowledgeable team members. Explore our Black Hills Jobs & Keystone, SD Jobs today!
Come one, come all and enjoy a patriotic walk through the history of the United States on a group tour at the National Presidential Wax Museum in historic Keystone, South Dakota. Located right off the main strip of Highway 16, the National Presidential Wax Museum offers a treasure trove of excitement and national pride for groups of all sizes is one of the best things to do near Mount Rushmore.
The induction of a new president into office holds exciting news for the National Presidential Wax Museum: the unveiling of a new figure to add to our abounding collection of wax figures. In this case, we’re excited to welcome President Joe Biden to our collection!
Grapes & Grinds is the perfect blend of the two best things—coffee and wine (other than American History, of course)! Whether you start your day with us enjoying our fresh brewed coffee, hand-ground espresso, and luxury coffee drinks, or you spend the night out enjoying a wine-tasting while on our picturesque patio taking in the beautiful Black Hills scenery, we have the perfect place for some relaxation on the road. Located right off the main strip, we are nestled into the beautiful South Dakota landscape.
The National Presidential Wax Museum in Keystone, South Dakota is world-renowned for our hyper realistic depictions of our nation’s presidents, historical figures, and more. Perfectly tucked in the Black Hills along historic Highway 16, we draw thousands of visitors, both local and non-local, to our growing museum every single year. And while our wax figures are easily our largest draw, thanks to their accuracy in likeness and pure spectacle, we pride ourselves for the intense research that has gone into the development of our tours and resources over the years. In short, the National Presidential Wax Museum is a learning paradise.
Whether you’re from the United States or from a foreign country, our museum fosters an opportunity for all who walk through our doors to take a step back in history. Here, you’re able to experience and enjoy the formative moments that have carved our nation’s trajectory course and have allowed us to become the mighty superpower we are today.
Already planning a trip to South Dakota for this summer? There’s no better place to spend your vacation than in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Surrounded by National Parks and Forest, along with numerous attractions, festivities and events, there is a little something for everyone here! Here are just a few of the events happening this summer, that are within driving distance! Don’t forget to check out the National Presidential Wax Museum in Keystone, SD for a fun and educational stop on your journey!
If experiencing and living through American history is your jazz, you’ll love the Black Hills region of South Dakota. From playing its own unique role in our nation’s history with the Black Hills Goldrush of the 1800s to the development of our nation’s premier homage to our fearless leaders with the carving of Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the 1900s and opening of the National Presidential Wax Museum in 1971, there’s history around every corner. Whether you’re 8 or 92, there are so many things to do in the Black Hills, let alone even more things to do in South Dakota. When you're planning a trip to South Dakota, make sure to come see us in the Black Hills.
With all of the excitement surrounding the Black Hills, its eccentric assortment of attractions, friendly, relaxed atmosphere, and unique attachment to our Presidents, we can’t help but think about how these hills have played their own role in Presidential history. As such, we’re detailing all of the Presidential visits to the Black Hills on record, dating all the way back to 1911! If you come and visit, you'll be living and breathing in Presidential history - how cool is that?
For decades, millions of tourists have traversed the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota to pay homage to the brilliant scenery and intricate art interwoven throughout the hills. Perhaps the largest draw is the eclectic mix of sculptures, namely Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse. Whether you’re an art buff or simply enjoy viewing works of art, it’s hard to miss the hundreds of iconic sculptures sprinkled around.
As the residential sculpture experts of the Black Hills here at the National Presidential Wax Museum in Keystone, SD, we’re here to share the top sculptures/sculpture parks you ABSOLUTELY need to see the next time you’re in the Black Hills!