Underground Launch Control Center Tours: Suspended
There will be no underground Delta-01 Launch Control Center tours until further notice due to emergency elevator maintenance. Above ground tours will be offered along with an 11 minute video of the Launch Center in place of going underground.
School Field Trips - Class size of 18 students or less
Minuteman Missile Field Trip - Class Size of 18 or less
Begin by meeting the rangers at Launch Control Facility Delta-01
1) General introduction to the Cold War and the Minuteman missile systems role in preventing war and preserving peace.
2) The class will then break up into groups of approximately 6 students each. Each group will tour the support facilities at Delta-01 and also go underground into the Launch Control Center, 31 feet beneath the surface.
3) Travel 11 miles west to Launch Facility (missile silo) Delta-09. A ranger will guide the entire class to view a Minuteman II missile on display and learn about the massive power of nuclear weapons.
Allow approximately 2 hours for this program!
Did You Know?
Minuteman Missiles are not just part of the past, but also the present and future. Currently there are still 450 Minuteman missiles deployed across the Northern Great Plains.