Museums in South Dakota

Name Town/City County Type
1881 Courthouse Museum Custer Custer Local history
Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve McCook Lake Union Open air
Adams Museum & House Deadwood Lawrence Local history
Akta Lakota Museum Chamberlain Brule Native American
Armed Forces Military Display and Gifts Wasta Pennington Military
Augustana College Art Galleries Sioux Falls Minnehaha Art
Austin-Whittemore House Museum Vermillion Clay Local history
Badlands National Park Interior Jackson Natural history
Badlands Petrified Garden Kadoka Jackson Natural history
Beauvais Heritage Museum Clark Clark Open air
Big Thunder Gold Mine Keystone Pennington Mining
Black Hills Mining Museum Lead Lawrence Mining
Black Hills Museum of Natural History Hill City Pennington Natural history
Bon Homme Heritage Museum Tyndall Bon Homme Local history
Borglum Historical Center Keystone Pennington Biographical
Buechel Memorial Lakota Museum St. Francis Todd Native American
Buffalo Historical Museum Buffalo Harding Local history
Buffalo Interpretive Center Fort Pierre Stanley Natural history
Campbell Original Straw Bale Built Museum Carthage Miner Local history
Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center Fort Pierre Stanley Sports
Cecil & Phyllis Melcher Museum Platte Charles Mix Local history
Center for Western Studies Sioux Falls Minnehaha American West
Chapel in the Hills Rapid City Pennington Historic site
Classic Wheels Museum Clark Clark Transportation
Codington County Heritage Museum Watertown Codington Local history
Corsica Historical Museum Corsica Douglas Local history
Cramer Kenyon Heritage Home Yankton Yankton Historic house
Crazy Horse Memorial Crazy Horse Custer Multiple
Custer State Park Custer Custer Multiple
Dacotah Prairie Museum Aberdeen Brown Multiple
Dahl Arts Center Rapid City Pennington Art
Dakota Discovery Museum Mitchell Davison Multiple
Dakota Sunset Museum Gettysburg Potter Local history
Dakota Territorial Museum Yankton Yankton Local history
Dakotaland Museum Huron Beadle Local history
Days of '76 Museum Deadwood Lawrence American West
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery Spearfish Lawrence Industry
De Smet Depot Museum De Smet Kingsbury Local history
Douglas County Museum Armour Douglas Local history
Earl's Museum Bison Perkins Natural history
Elkton Community Museum Elkton Brookings Local history
Faulk County Historical Museum Faulkton Faulk Local history
Fort Meade Museum Sturgis Meade Military
Fort Sisseton Historical Park Lake City Marshall Military
Four Mile Old West Town Custer Custer Open air
Garretson Area Historical Society Museum Garretson Minnehaha Local history
Geddes Historic Village Geddes Charles Mix Open air
Granary Rural Cultural Center Groton Brown Art
Grand River Museum Lemmon Perkins Multiple
Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History Sioux Falls Minnehaha Natural history
Harry's Antique Safe Museum Mitchell Davison Commodity
Heritage Hall Museum Freeman Hutchinson Multiple
Heritage Center of Red Cloud Indian School Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Shannon Native American
Hermosa Arts and History Museum Hermosa Custer Local history
High Plains Western Heritage Center Spearfish Lawrence American West
Historic Adams House Deadwood Lawrence Historic house
Historic Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Depot Redfield Spink Railroad
Historic Prairie Village Madison Lake Open air
Ingalls Homestead De Smet Kingsbury Open air
International Vinegar Museum Roslyn Day Food
Jerauld County Pioneer Museum Wessington Springs Jerauld Multiple
J.W. Parmley Historical Home Ipswich Edmunds Local history
Journey Museum and Gardens Rapid City Pennington Multiple
Keystone Historical Museum Keystone Pennington Local history
Klein Museum Mobridge Walworth Local history
Lake Norden Historical Society Lake Norden Hamlin Local history
Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society De Smet Kingsbury Historic house
Lewis and Clark Center Visitor Center Yankton Yankton Multiple
Lincoln Borglum Museum Keystone Pennington Art
Little Village Farm Museum Dell Rapids Minnehaha Agriculture
Loriks-Peterson Heritage House Oldham Kingsbury Historic house
Major James McLaughlin Heritage Center McLaughlin Corson Local history
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs Hot Springs Fall River Natural history
McCook County Museum Salem McCook Local history
Mellette House Watertown Codington Historic house
Midland Pioneer Museum Midland Haakon Local history
Miner County Museum Howard Miner Local history
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Jackson County Jackson Military
Museum of Geology Rapid City Pennington Natural history
Museum of Wildlife, Science and Industry of NE South Dakota Webster Day Multiple
National Museum of Woodcarving Custer Custer Art
National Music Museum Vermillion Clay Music
National Presidential Wax Museum Keystone Pennington Wax
Nelson's Garage Deadwood Lawrence Automotive
Newell Museum Newell Butte Local history
Old Courthouse Museum Sioux Falls Minnehaha Local history
Petrified Wood Park (South Dakota) Lemmon Perkins Multiple
Pettigrew Home & Museum Sioux Falls Minnehaha Historic house
Pickler Mansion Faulkton Faulk Historic house
Pioneer Auto Show Murdo Jones Multiple
Pioneer Historical Museum of South Dakota Hot Springs Fall River History
Pollock Visitor and Interpretive Center Pollock Campbell Local history
Porter Sculpture Park Montrose McCook Art
Prairie Homestead Philip Haakon Historic house
Pyle House Museum Huron Beadle Historic house
Redlin Art Center Watertown Codington Art
Scouter's Attic Museum Sioux Falls Minnehaha Scouting
Sicangu Heritage Center Mission Todd Native American
Sioux Empire Medical Museum Sioux Falls Minnehaha Medical
Smith Zimmermann Heritage Museum Madison Lake Local history
South Dakota Air and Space Museum Box Elder Meade Aerospace
South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame Lake Norden Hamlin Hall of fame- Sports
South Dakota Art Museum Brookings Brookings Art
South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center Pierre Hughes History
South Dakota Discovery Center Pierre Hughes Science
South Dakota Hall of Fame Chamberlain Brule Hall of fame- History
South Dakota National Guard Museum Pierre Hughes Military
South Dakota's Original 1880 Town Murdo Jones Open air
South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum Brookings Brookings Agriculture
South Dakota State Capitol Pierre Hughes History
South Dakota State Railroad Museum Hill City Pennington Railroad
South Dakota Tractor Museum Kimball Brule Agriculture
Spink County Museum Redfield Spink Local history
Springfield College Museum Springfield Bon Homme Local history
Springfield Historical Society Museum Springfield Bon Homme Local history
Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame Sturgis Meade Transportation
Timber Lake and Area Museum Timber Lake Dewey Local history
Trails, Trains & Pioneers Museum Edgemont Fall River Local history
Tri-State Museum Belle Fourche Butte American West
Union County Historical Society Museum Elk Point Union Local history
University of South Dakota Art Galleries Vermillion Clay Art
Vancura Park Tabor Bon Homme Open air
Verendrye Museum Fort Pierre Stanley Local history
Wade's Gold Mill Hill City Pennington Mining
Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science Sioux Falls Minnehaha Multiple
W. H. Over Museum Vermillion Clay Multiple
Willow Lake Community Museum Willow Lake Clark Local history
Wind Cave National Park Hot Springs Fall River Natural history
Wounded Knee Museum Wall Pennington Native American