From the simple technologies of our ancestors to the high-tech of today and beyond, humans invent; adapt; and refine technologies that are a legacy of our species. Experience the places and see how technologies were applied and molded to meet our ever-changing needs.
See how prospectors and miners explored for and extracted precious metals; learn how high-altitude atmospheric research was conducted in the Black Hills area; discover how renaissance-era sculpting techniques were applied at Mt. Rushmore and are still in use at Crazy Horse Mountain Carving.
Lastly, see the surface facilities above the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) in Lead, SD, a place where future experiments and discoveries that may change our understanding of the universe are being planned and constructed..
If you love technology, gadgets and gizmos; and are fascinated with how things work – this tour is for you.