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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Union County Historical Society Museum

Union County Historical Society Museum

Elk Point

Wade’s Gold Mill

Wade’s Gold Mill

Hill City

South Dakota Hall of Fame

South Dakota Hall of Fame

Chamberlain

Old Courthouse Museum

Old Courthouse Museum

Sioux Falls

Tri-State Museum

Tri-State Museum

Belle Fourche

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

Custer

Prairie Village

Prairie Village

Madison

W. H. Over Museum

W. H. Over Museum

Vermillion

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

Sturgis

Black Hills Mining Museum

Black Hills Mining Museum

Lead

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Deadwood

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota

Hill City

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Keystone

Historic Adams House

Historic Adams House

Deadwood

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.