Mt Rushmore Audio Tour
The Mount Rushmore Audio Tour is a recorded guide at Mount Rushmore National Memorial incorporating narration, music, interviews, sound effects and historic recordings of Gutzon Borglum, Lincoln Borglum, American Indians and workers. Using a lightweight handheld wand, a visitor can listen to the self-guided tour while simply sitting down in a favorite spot, walking around the park or following the suggested route shown on the map provided to them. A visitor can listen to just a few stops or to the entire tour depending on time allotted. The tour and accompanying brochure and map are translated into Spanish, German and Lakota. The tour has won three national awards. Hours of operation: Summer Season 8 am – 7 pm daily from the Audio Tour Building Winter Season 8 am – 4 pm daily from the Information Center Go to the web site, mtrushmorebookstore/audiotour.asp, to hear a sample of the tour.