The Visitor Center is located in the tan colored trailer on the south side of the Conoco parking lot off of I-90 at Exit 131.
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site has three locations that visitors can enjoy: the Visitor Center, the Launch Facility/missile silo, and the Launch Control Facility. To enjoy everything that Minuteman Missile has to offer, please read the information below.
The Visitor Center
The Visitor Center is located 75 miles East of Rapid City on Interstate-90 (I-90), off Exit 131. Once off the Interstate, there will be a Conoco gas station. The Visitor Center shares the parking with the gas station, on the southern side. For hours of operation please click here...
This location has Cold War information and exhibits. An eleven-minute orientation video is also offered. This video tells visitors about the history of the Minuteman Missile system that was active in South Dakota, during the Cold War.
Tickets for the Launch Control Facility tours are available at the Visitor Center and given on a first come, first served basis with a limit of 6 people per tour.
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Launch Control Facility: Delta- 01
For visitors wanting to visit the Delta-01, Launch Control Facility, the Visitor Center should be your first destination. Tickets for these tours are in high demand and space is limited. Tickets are given out, in person, at the Visitor Center, on a first come, first served basis on the day the tours are given. After obtaining tickets, visitors will be given directions to the tour location. No reservations, before the day of the tour, are taken for these tours. (Large groups must call at least 2-3 weeks before visiting this site. The Park phone number is: 605-433-5552)
Launch Facility/ Missile Silo: Delta-09
Is located 1/4th mile south of I-90 off exit 116. It is approximately 15 miles west the Visitor Center or 6 miles east of Wall, SD. This site is all above ground and is self-guided. The gate is open all year from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Mountain Time. (Weather permitting)