• 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

Operating Hours & Seasons

Fall, Winter & Spring (October 1, 2014 - May 30, 2015):

Visitor Center Hours: During our fall, winter, and spring seasons the visitor center is open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Mountain Time.

Delta-01 Launch Control Facility Tours: Ranger guided tours are available Monday-Friday at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM, as staffing permits. Tickets are required for these tours and are given out on a first come, first served basis, at the visitor center, on the day of the tour. You must be at the visitor center at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled tour time. (Large organized groups such as: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, bus and school groups, must call a minimum of 2-3 weeks prior to visiting. The cut off date for group tours in the spring is June 1st. The visitor center phone number is: 605-433-5552, extension 242.) As a safety precaution, all tour participants to the underground portion (the Launch Control Center or LCC) must be at least 4 years old and 40 inches tall. All participants must also be able to climb two 15ft ladders, unassisted, as an emergency egress should the elevator malfunction.

D-09 Launch Facility (missile silo) -
Open Monday-Friday 9 AM to 4 PM Mountain Time, weather permitting.
Summer 2015 - Will be open seven days a week! Tour schedule & hours coming soon.


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