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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Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Brookings

Old Style Saloon #10

Old Style Saloon #10

Deadwood

Tri-State Museum

Tri-State Museum

Belle Fourche

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

Pierre

South Dakota Art Museum

South Dakota Art Museum

Brookings

Mellette House

Mellette House

Watertown

South Dakota Hall of Fame

South Dakota Hall of Fame

Chamberlain

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Rapid City

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo

Dakota Territorial Museum

Dakota Territorial Museum

Yankton

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

Brookings

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre

Wade’s Gold Mill

Wade’s Gold Mill

Hill City

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone

National Music Museum

National Music Museum

Vermillion

National Presidential Wax Museum

National Presidential Wax Museum

Keystone

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.