Crazy Horse Memorial is in the Black Hills of southwestern South Dakota in the United States. The entrance along US Highway 16/385 (the Crazy Horse Memorial Highway) is 9 miles south of Hill City, SD and 4 miles north of Custer, SD. (Coordinates +43.820279, -103.640092)
Crazy Horse Memorial is 17 miles southwest of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and 46 miles southwest of Rapid City Regional Airport. (See Google map)
7:00 am to 9:30 pm
For more information please contact 605-673-4681
Crazy Horse Memorial is not a federal or state supported project, admission fees and donations support the Mountain Carving, the Museums, and the developing INDIAN UNIVERSITY OF NORTH AMERICA®. We greatly appreciate the support our visitors provide.Admission includes: Three Museums, Historic Video, Viewing Deck of Monument and Model, NATIVE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL CENTER®, Korczak’s Studio-Home and Workshop, Sculptures, Artwork, Antiques, and Laser Light Show at Dark (in season).
$11.00 per person
$28.00 per carload
Age 6 and under are free
Motorcycles $5.00 per rider
Rustic Bus Rides to Bottom of the Mountain for a close up view (weather permitting).
25 Minute Round Trip
$4.00 per person
Age 6 and under are free
Ask about a trip to the top of the Carving where you can meet Crazy Horse Face-to-Face by becoming a Storyteller.
Admission is always free of charge for Native Americans, Crazy Horse Memorial Storytellers (our donors), Military Personnel with Active-Duty ID, Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops in uniform, and Custer County Residents.
Tour group rates available
Call group sales (605) 673-4681
On weekends from mid-October through mid-June, the admission fee is waived with three cans of food per person (or a comparable cash donation) for the KOTA Care & Share Food Drive to benefit people served by the Feeding South Dakota Food Bank.
For Memorial and Labor Day holiday weekend open houses, the admission fee is waived with three cans of food per person (or a comparable cash donation) for the KOTA Care & Share Food Drive to benefit people served by the Feeding South Dakota Food Bank.There are several occasions throughout the year which offer waived admission fees in exchange for Food Bank contributions. For details, please view our Special Events listings. Through the generous donations of food from visitors, Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is a significant contributor to the Food Bank.
Forms of Payment
Crazy Horse Memorial accepts all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover.)
Service animals are permitted in all areas. Leashed pets are welcome at the common areas outside the Crazy Horse Memorial visitor complex. Pets must be carried or otherwise contained while inside the Welcome Center, museums, gift shop, sculptor’s home-studio and cultural center. No pets are allowed in the food service areas or on the bus rides to the bottom of the mountain. Leashed pets are allowed on the mountain carving viewing deck and the roofed, concrete floor entry leading to the deck. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets.