New Rates

Effective August 10, we will be increasing our rates for services as outlined below (pdf version):

Curation fees:

8"x10"x3" box, $50
12"x6"x5" box, $75
12"x18"x5" box, $225
12"x15"x10" box, $375
Processing fee: $75 minimum; each additional hour after the first hour, $60
Collections maintenance: $3.50 per cubic foot per year
Curation agreements: $250 per individual per year
Loan processing: $75 minimum, $60 for each additional hour after the first hour

Archaeological permits: $250 per project

ARMS database and GIS access:

$1,200 per year for institutional use (up to 10 users), or
$300 per year per individual, or
$40 per hour per workstation for in-house access

Record search: $75 minimum, each additional hour after the first hour, $60

Other staff assistance: $60 an hour

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P O Box 1257

Rapid City, SD 57709

p: 605-394-1936

f: 605-394-1941


217 Kansas City Street

Rapid City, SD 57701