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.
Delta-09 Visiting Hours
Launch Facility (missile silo) Delta-09 will be open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
From May 1st to October 31st, a self-guided cell phone tour is available.
Delta-09 will closed if on-duty staff determine road conditions are unsafe due to weather conditions.
A National Park Service ranger will be at the site intermittently during the summer season to provide historic interpretation and answer visitor questions.
Self-guided cell phone tours are also available at the site. Visitors can use their cell phones to listen to a ranger recorded tour. There are ten stops along the tour which interpret the history of the site and Minuteman missiles across the Great Plains region.
Directions to Delta-09
If you are coming from the EAST: at the STOP sign, make a LEFT and continue onto the gravel road. The road will curve and the missile silo will be on the RIGHT hand side. Pull off to the right hand side of the drive and park outside the gate.
If you are coming from the WEST: at the STOP sign, make a RIGHT and continue onto the gravel road. The road will curve and the missile silo will be on the RIGHT hand side. Pull off to the right hand side of the drive and park outside the gate.
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).