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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Rushmore Borglum Story

Rushmore Borglum Story

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

South Dakota Art Museum

South Dakota Art Museum

Brookings

Union County Historical Society Museum

Union County Historical Society Museum

Elk Point

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Fort Pierre

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Deadwood

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Rapid City

Ingalls Homestead

Ingalls Homestead

De Smet

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Redfield

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen

Motion Unlimited Museum and Antique Car Lot

Motion Unlimited Museum and Antique Car Lot

Rapid City

Black Hills Mining Museum

Black Hills Mining Museum

Lead

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Sioux Falls

National Presidential Wax Museum

National Presidential Wax Museum

Keystone

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Yankton

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.