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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Dacotah Prairie Museum

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen

Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

Deadwood

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

Brookings

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Hill City

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone

National Presidential Wax Museum

National Presidential Wax Museum

Keystone

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

Pierre

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis

Prairie Village

Prairie Village

Madison

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

Union County Historical Society Museum

Union County Historical Society Museum

Elk Point

Wade’s Gold Mill

Wade’s Gold Mill

Hill City

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Rapid City

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

Black Hills Mining Museum

Black Hills Mining Museum

Lead

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Yankton

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Redfield

W. H. Over Museum

W. H. Over Museum

Vermillion

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.