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.

Dakota Territorial Museum

Dakota Territorial Museum

Yankton

Codington County Heritage Museum

Codington County Heritage Museum

Watertown

Wade’s Gold Mill

Wade’s Gold Mill

Hill City

National Music Museum

National Music Museum

Vermillion

Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

Celebrity Hotel, Museum & Gaming

Deadwood

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

South Dakota State Railroad Museum

Hill City

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Children’s Museum of South Dakota

Brookings

Verendrye Museum

Verendrye Museum

Fort Pierre

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Big Thunder Gold Mine

Keystone

Mellette House

Mellette House

Watertown

Old Courthouse Museum

Old Courthouse Museum

Sioux Falls

Adams Museum

Adams Museum

Deadwood

Ingalls Homestead

Ingalls Homestead

De Smet

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center

Fort Pierre

Pioneer Auto Show

Pioneer Auto Show

Murdo

Prairie Village

Prairie Village

Madison

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.