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.

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Hill City

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Yankton

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

Hill City

Rushmore Borglum Story

Rushmore Borglum Story

Keystone

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Redfield

Black Hills Mining Museum

Black Hills Mining Museum

Lead

Verendrye Museum

Verendrye Museum

Fort Pierre

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

National Music Museum

National Music Museum

Vermillion

Union County Historical Society Museum

Union County Historical Society Museum

Elk Point

Ingalls Homestead

Ingalls Homestead

De Smet

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Brookings

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Wasta

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

International Vinegar Museum

International Vinegar Museum

Roslyn

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

Brookings

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.