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 sizes of 19 students or more!
Minuteman Missile Field Trip - Class Size of 19 or More
Begin by meeting the ranger at Launch Facility (missile silo) Delta-09
1) General introduction to the Cold War and the Minuteman missile systems role in it.
2) A ranger will guide the entire class to view a Minuteman II missile on display and learn about the massive power of nuclear weapons.
3) Ranger will explain the layout of the 44th Missile Wing, the 66th, 67th, and 68th Missile Squadrons, and the role and responsibilities of the Minuteman in deterring war and preserving peace.
This program will last approximately 45 minutes!
Did You Know?
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site is one of the United States' newest National Park Service units. It was designated in 1999 and became the 379th NPS unit (there are currently 395).