• 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.

Your Safety

Elevator at Delta-01

Elevator at Delta-01. Elevator holds up to six visitors plus tour guide.

NPS

Due to restrictions on elevator size, for safety purposes we can only take six people at a time into the underground Launch Control Center at Delta-01. Please read our tour safety message to learn more!

Due to the need for enhanced security measures, employee safety, and visitor protection NO bags (backpacks, camera bags, diaper bags, purses/handbags, etc.) are allowed inside Delta-01.

Tours will be cancelled if on-duty staff determine road conditions to Delta-01 or Delta-09 are unsafe due to weather conditions.

Your personal safety is our number one priority at Minuteman Missile!

Did You Know?

Minuteman Missile in flight

The only Minuteman Missile ever launched out of an active silo took place at a silo north of Newell, South Dakota on March 1, 1965. The flight only lasted a total of seven seconds with the rocket landing in a nearby pasture.