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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Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Deadwood

Adams Museum

Adams Museum

Deadwood

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Fort Pierre

Days of 76 Museum

Days of 76 Museum

Deadwood

Old Fort Meade Museum

Old Fort Meade Museum

Sturgis

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Sioux Falls

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Yankton

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone

International Vinegar Museum

International Vinegar Museum

Roslyn

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

Black Hills Mining Museum

Black Hills Mining Museum

Lead

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre

Mead Cultural Education Center

Mead Cultural Education Center

Yankton

Dakota Territorial Museum

Dakota Territorial Museum

Yankton

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Redfield

Tri-State Museum

Tri-State Museum

Belle Fourche

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.