Museum Gift Shop and Bookstore
Welcome to the Museum of Geology gift shop! We carry an extensive inventory of unique gifts, toys and models, clothing, games and puzzles, décor, collectibles, jewelry, books and educational materials, and
mineral specimens. We are open the same hours as the museum, and located in the museum. Let us know if there is something special you're looking for! We carry a wide variety of items -- as described below
Toys and Models
Beloved by children, our extensive collection of toys and models please both kids and their parents.
A publication series from School of Mines researchers about regional paleontology subjects.
Toys and More
We carry most dinosaurs and prehistoric animals offered through Safari Ltd., including the famous Carnegie Collection, Wild Safari, and Sue the T. rex scale models. We also have several playthings, paintable models, and other toys made by Safari Ltd. and Wild Republic.
Gifts and collectibles
Purchase unique South Dakota magnets, pewter dinosaur figurines, keychains, postcards, gold panning kits, and other items!
Our special clothing line includes T-shirts specific to the Museum of Geology, T-shirts made by the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Paleo Club, and shirts in celebration of evolution, geology, and Charles Darwin.
Deck your walls at home or in the classroom with artwork and informative posters featuring dinosaurs, mineral specimens, the geologic time scale, and more!
Puzzles and games
Entertain and inspire with puzzle dinosaur eggs, fossil and mineral dig kits, our own Black Hills mineral collection set, and traditional jigsaw puzzles.
From early readers to seasoned experts, our bookstore features work on a wide assortment of subjects concerning geology, paleontology, Black Hills botany, the Lewis and Clark expedition, Charles Darwin, animals, insects, sea life, and more. Our unique offerings include the Dakoterra series: a publication series from School of Mines researchers about regional paleontology subjects.
Our gift shop specializes in offering mineral specimens from the Black Hills that people can add to their collections, and forever remember their visit to the Museum by! We also offer a wide range of rare mineral thumbnail specimens, crystals from around the world, carved gemstone figurines, polished stones, samples of precious metals, and more! Our stock is almost constantly changing, so please contact us to find out what we have to offer!
Combine the science of geology with the beauty and art of jewelry. The Museum of Geology is proud to offer jewelry from renowned maker Trisha Waldron, featuring semiprecious gemstones, imported glass and bone beads, and local South Dakota craftsmanship. We also carry a wide variety of gemstone chip necklaces, carved stone pendants, and magnetic jewelry.
Please let us know your needs! We can pack and ship to you as well as send gifts to others, with insurance and tracking services if you need them. Bring a little of the Black Hills home!