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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Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Chicago and NorthWestern Historic Railroad Depot

Redfield

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Brookings

National Music Museum

National Music Museum

Vermillion

Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Chamberlain

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Yankton

International Vinegar Museum

International Vinegar Museum

Roslyn

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

Ingalls Homestead

Ingalls Homestead

De Smet

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center

Pierre

Adams Museum

Adams Museum

Deadwood

Days of 76 Museum

Days of 76 Museum

Deadwood

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Fort Pierre

Tri-State Museum

Tri-State Museum

Belle Fourche

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone Historical Museum

Keystone

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Rapid City

Prairie Village

Prairie Village

Madison

Wade’s Gold Mill

Wade’s Gold Mill

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.