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Sioux Falls, South Dakota: Badlands Pawn: 1 Million in Gold Bars (Gone)

Called itself "the Disneyland of Pawn Shops." Had its own radio station, firing range, tattoo parlor, an Apache helicopter on roof, and $1 million in gold bars on display.

Badlands Pawn

Directions:
North edge of the city. I-29 exit 81. Drive east on Russell St. for one mile. At the stoplight, turn left onto the frontage road that parallels the north side of Russell St. Continue east for another half-mile.
Hours:
Jan. 1, 2017: Closed permanently.
Admission:
Free
Status:
Gone

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Badlands Pawn.

Badlands Pawn: 1 Million in Gold Bars

We walked all around (downstairs and upstairs) a number of times and saw something new each time. My son and husband had the "best" sandwiches they have had in a long time at Cleaver's Bad Deli (on site). My husband spoke to a man that works at Badlands Pawn and he informed us that they have started filming for an upcoming reality show.

[Michelle Paulishen, 07/28/2016]

1 million in gold bars.

Badlands Pawn: 1 Million in Gold Bars

Apparently the "1 Million in Gold Bars" is now worth a million and one dollars, gold prices fluctuating as they do.

[Andrew, 05/11/2016]

The "Disneyland of Pawn Shops," as it refers to itself, opened on Thanksgiving day 2015.


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