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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Tri-State Museum

Tri-State Museum

Belle Fourche

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen

National Music Museum

National Music Museum

Vermillion

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Sioux Falls

Rushmore Borglum Story

Rushmore Borglum Story

Keystone

Old Style Saloon #10

Old Style Saloon #10

Deadwood

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Keystone

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Rapid City

Adams Museum

Adams Museum

Deadwood

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Hill City

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone

South Dakota Hall of Fame

South Dakota Hall of Fame

Chamberlain

Mellette House

Mellette House

Watertown

Verendrye Museum

Verendrye Museum

Fort Pierre

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Wasta

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

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.