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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South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

Brookings

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Brookings

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

Hill City

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

Historic Adams House

Historic Adams House

Deadwood

South Dakota Hall of Fame

South Dakota Hall of Fame

Chamberlain

Old Style Saloon #10

Old Style Saloon #10

Deadwood

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

Pierre

Motion Unlimited Museum and Antique Car Lot

Motion Unlimited Museum and Antique Car Lot

Rapid City

South Dakota Art Museum

South Dakota Art Museum

Brookings

Wade’s Gold Mill

Wade’s Gold Mill

Hill City

Old Fort Meade Museum

Old Fort Meade Museum

Sturgis

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Keystone

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Wasta

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Fort Pierre

Black Hills Mining Museum

Black Hills Mining Museum

Lead

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre

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.