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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Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Redfield

Verendrye Museum

Verendrye Museum

Fort Pierre

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Rapid City

National Presidential Wax Museum

National Presidential Wax Museum

Keystone

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

Pierre

South Dakota Hall of Fame

South Dakota Hall of Fame

Chamberlain

Adams Museum

Adams Museum

Deadwood

Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

Deadwood

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Fort Pierre

Old Style Saloon #10

Old Style Saloon #10

Deadwood

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

Hill City

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Wasta

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Keystone

Depot Museum / Harvey Dunn School

Depot Museum / Harvey Dunn School

De Smet

Tri-State Museum

Tri-State Museum

Belle Fourche

Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Chamberlain

Smith Zimmermann Museum

Smith Zimmermann Museum

Madison

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.