Guided Trolley Tours


Let us tell you the fascinating story of Lead from the early gold days to the wonders of industrial mining to the present where our awesome city is the center of ground breaking international research!

Tickets: $15 adult / $10 child under 6-17, senior 65+, military, veteran, student – all with valid ID / Kids 5 and under – FREE!

Start: Tours start inside the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, 160 West Main St. Lead SD 57754 – look for the big green trolley!

Hours: We strive to do 5 tours a day, 10am, 11:30am, 1pm 2:30pm, 3:30pm But our times may vary according to previously booked groups and weather limitations.

Reservations: Are not required. There’s no need to call unless you have a large group, in which case a few days advance notice is helpful but not mandatory.

***THERE IS NO UNDERGROUND ACCESS*** Seriously, no joke. We’ve never even been underground.