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.
The Minuteman Missile Teaching With Historic Places program will help teachers bring the Cold War to the classroom. This program can be used for Junior High and High School students. It will give students an in-depth look at the Cold War arms race and how the Minuteman Missile system's development and deployment played a leading role in protecting the United States for the last three decades of that conflict.
Did You Know?
The only Minuteman Missile ever launched out of an active silo took place at a silo north of Newell, South Dakota on March 1, 1965. The flight only lasted a total of seven seconds with the rocket landing in a nearby pasture.