I-90 Exit 131 (Visitor Contact Station) is open in both directions. Exit 127 (Launch Control Facility) is closed to eastbound traffic, but open to westbound traffic. Pick up all tour tickets at exit 131. Allow extra time to travel to Delta-01 for tours.
A great way for kids to learn about the history of Minuteman missiles and the Cold War is through the site's Junior Ranger program. Programs for 7-11 years and 12 and up age groups are available by clicking on Be A Junior Ranger!
Those who complete the program will be issued their very own official certificate and Minuteman Missile Junior Ranger Patch!
For more fun, be a WebRanger on-line
This is the National Park Service's site for kids of all ages. If you love our National Parks, Monuments, and Historic Sites, this site is for you. If you are new to our National Parks, we hope this site helps you experience how wonderful they can be.
Did You Know?
To construct and deploy all 150 silos and 15 adjacent support structures for South Dakota’s Minuteman Missile field cost $56 million in the early 1960s ($9.2 billion in 2005 terms).