• Underground Delta-01 LCC, 44th Missile Wing/66th Strategic Missile Wing logos, topside view of Delta-09 LF

    Minuteman Missile

    National Historic Site South Dakota

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  • Traffic Alert

    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.

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Minuteman Missile National Historic Site is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

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  • In With the New

    Park Films

    Minuteman Missile NHS has updated the website with new photos, interactive multimedia, pod-casts and videos. Read more

  • Technologically Speaking

    Minuteman Missile NHS uses the official website and social media to make learning about the Cold War exciting and interactive.

    Minuteman Missile NHS uses the official website and social media to make learning about the Cold War exciting and interactive for students and teachers. Read more

  • Virtually There

    With the use of internet and technology, rangers can give students a live virtual tour of the Delta-01, Launch Control Center.

    With the use of internet and technology, rangers can give students a live virtual tour of the Delta-01, Launch Control Center. Read more

  • World Connections

    Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Facebook page.

    Using multimedia and social media outlets to create interpretive opportunities with visitors throughout the world. Read more

  • The Sky's the Limit

    Students learn the fundamentals of rocketry and thrust through the building and launching of air rockets.

    Minuteman Missile NHS reaches out to the area youth using science and history. Read more

Did You Know?

Launch Control Center under construction

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).