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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South Dakota Hall of Fame

South Dakota Hall of Fame

Chamberlain

Verendrye Museum

Verendrye Museum

Fort Pierre

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Wasta

Ingalls Homestead

Ingalls Homestead

De Smet

Motion Unlimited Museum and Antique Car Lot

Motion Unlimited Museum and Antique Car Lot

Rapid City

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis

W. H. Over Museum

W. H. Over Museum

Vermillion

Tri-State Museum

Tri-State Museum

Belle Fourche

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Redfield

Smith Zimmermann Museum

Smith Zimmermann Museum

Madison

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

Pierre

Mellette House

Mellette House

Watertown

Prairie Village

Prairie Village

Madison

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo

Old Fort Meade Museum

Old Fort Meade Museum

Sturgis

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

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

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.