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

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Keystone

W. H. Over Museum

W. H. Over Museum

Vermillion

The Alliance

The Alliance

Sioux Falls

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Rapid City

Rushmore Borglum Story

Rushmore Borglum Story

Keystone

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo Museum & One Room Schoolhouse

Buffalo

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Brookings

National Music Museum

National Music Museum

Vermillion

Smith Zimmermann Museum

Smith Zimmermann Museum

Madison

South Dakota Art Museum

South Dakota Art Museum

Brookings

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen

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.