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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Historic Adams House

Historic Adams House

Deadwood

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Deadwood

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Brookings

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Hill City

Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Chamberlain

South Dakota Art Museum

South Dakota Art Museum

Brookings

Prairie Village

Prairie Village

Madison

Ingalls Homestead

Ingalls Homestead

De Smet

Days of 76 Museum

Days of 76 Museum

Deadwood

Rushmore Borglum Story

Rushmore Borglum Story

Keystone

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Fort Pierre

Adams Museum

Adams Museum

Deadwood

Union County Historical Society Museum

Union County Historical Society Museum

Elk Point

Mead Cultural Education Center

Mead Cultural Education Center

Yankton

Old Fort Meade Museum

Old Fort Meade Museum

Sturgis

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

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

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.