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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National Presidential Wax Museum

National Presidential Wax Museum

Keystone

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Keystone

Ingalls Homestead

Ingalls Homestead

De Smet

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Dakota Territorial Capitol Replica

Yankton

Wade’s Gold Mill

Wade’s Gold Mill

Hill City

Smith Zimmermann Museum

Smith Zimmermann Museum

Madison

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

Brookings

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

Old Style Saloon #10

Old Style Saloon #10

Deadwood

The Alliance

The Alliance

Sioux Falls

International Vinegar Museum

International Vinegar Museum

Roslyn

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Pettigrew Home and Museum

Sioux Falls

Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

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.