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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Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

Deadwood

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Rapid City

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Hill City

South Dakota Art Museum

South Dakota Art Museum

Brookings

W. H. Over Museum

W. H. Over Museum

Vermillion

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Armed Forces Display & Gifts

Wasta

Mead Cultural Education Center

Mead Cultural Education Center

Yankton

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Chamberlain

Motion Unlimited Museum and Antique Car Lot

Motion Unlimited Museum and Antique Car Lot

Rapid City

Old Fort Meade Museum

Old Fort Meade Museum

Sturgis

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone

National Music Museum

National Music Museum

Vermillion

Dakota Territorial Museum

Dakota Territorial Museum

Yankton

Rushmore Borglum Story

Rushmore Borglum Story

Keystone

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Brookings

Black Hills Mining Museum

Black Hills Mining Museum

Lead

Union County Historical Society Museum

Union County Historical Society Museum

Elk Point

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.