Rapid City, South Dakota: Gas Station Taxidermy Museum (Closed)

You could see a crocodile chomping an antelope, and a floating elephant head, while you filled up your tank. Closed in 2017.

Call of the Wild Museum

Hours:
2017: Exhibit closed by new owners.
Status:
Closed

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Gator and deer.

Gas Station Taxidermy Museum

An employee at the gas station confirmed by phone the recent closing and loss of this free attraction. This location will no longer be a museum -- they're looking for a restaurant to fill the spot. A few taxidermy pieces may end up at businesses in Keystone. We're keeping our fingers crossed that the poignant gator scene finds a new home!

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 04/26/2017]

Gas Station Taxidermy Museum.

Gas Station Taxidermy Museum

Tried to visit today and was told that the new owners of the gas station have opted not to keep the exhibit.

[Ryon S., 04/26/2017]

We visited last summer -- the main exhibit took up a whole gallery, about a third of the building, and they'd positioned animals among the regular merchandise.

Call of the Wild museum.

Call of the Wild Museum

Incredible display of taxidermy animals... in a gas station! Located at the Mobil Station at the junction of Interstate 90 and Hwy 16.

[Coe Leta Stafford, 07/26/2016]

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