Deadwood History bringing back Christmas tours of the Adams House

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN TV) - The Adams House in Deadwood is known for its haunted history, but this time of year the only spirit in the house is the Christmas spirit.

For the first time in a few years, Deadwood History Inc. is once again hosting Christmas tours inside the house.

Different from their normal summer tours, guests can instead come to an open house this weekend and next weekend, where they are able to walk around and see what the house might have looked liked decorated for the holidays.

Each room is a different, festive theme and families can enjoy hot beverages, cookies, s'mores and a fire on the patio.There will even be some new artifacts on display.

Communications Director for Deadwood History, Rose Speirs, says it's just a fun way to see the Adams House in a new light.

"It's completely different than in the summertime," said Speirs. "And having the Christmas decorations, all of the lights and trees and variety of artifacts on display, this is a great family event and we hope to see everyone here."

The open houses will take place on Dec. 8,9, 15 and 16. They will run 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

For members of Deadwood History, tickets cost $8. For non-members, it will cost $12. It's $5 for children and kids under five are free.

Tickets can be purchased online through Deadwood History or at the door.