Museums

South Dakota boasts a large number of museums that share its’ rich history and heritage. There is a wide selection of museums throughout the state, each focusing on a unique aspect of life in South Dakota. These museums are just waiting to catch your eyes and spark your interest in South Dakota’s history and way of life.

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Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Wasta

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Yankton

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

Hill City

Old Courthouse Museum

Old Courthouse Museum

Sioux Falls

Tri-State Museum

Tri-State Museum

Belle Fourche

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Keystone

Days of 76 Museum

Days of 76 Museum

Deadwood

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

Mellette House

Mellette House

Watertown

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Sioux Falls

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Fort Pierre

The Alliance

The Alliance

Sioux Falls

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

Rushmore Borglum Story

Rushmore Borglum Story

Keystone

Historic Adams House

Historic Adams House

Deadwood

Prairie Village

Prairie Village

Madison

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis

Great Faces. Great Places.

South Dakota is an incredibly unique state in that each region offers a completely different experience then the others. Check out each of the regions to see what each has to offer!

Badlands

Western South Dakota

Featuring the Black Hills, Badlands, the Sturgis Rally. This region tends to be the most popular.

CENTRAL REGION

This region of South Dakota offers some of the best hunting and fishing in the entire central US. 

Eastern Region

The eastern region is home to the largest city in the state and provides visitors with a true "prairie" experience.