Deterring War, Preserving Peace
The Cold War - an event lasting almost 50 years in human history that caused fear, panic, and distrust during the time of nuclear weapons development in the United States and Soviet Union. Minuteman missiles held the power to destroy civilization, but this destructive force also acted as a nuclear deterrent which maintained peace and prevented war.
"Top Secret" Tours Offered Year Round!!
Minuteman Missile offers daily tours. Tour schedule varies on a seasonal basis.Read More
New Junior Ranger Program
Minuteman Missile is proud to announce the newest versions of the site's Junior Ranger Programs!Read More
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Did You Know?
Minuteman Missiles were considered technological wonders because they
were the United States first solid fuelled intercontinental ballistic missiles
(ICBMs) which allowed for: a) hair-trigger launch response b) precise
accuracy c) remotely controlled and d) could be mass produced.