Plan Your Visit

A visit to the park provides an opportunity to explore the Minuteman II system's role as a nuclear deterrent during the Cold War and visit sites rarely seen by civilians while in use, but that nevertheless loomed large on the geo-political landscape. Those with a special interest in the Cold War or nuclear weapons could spend a half day or more at Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.

The park consists of three sites along a fifteen mile stretch of Interstate 90 in western South Dakota: the Visitor Center, Launch Control Facility Delta-01 and the Delta-09 Missile Silo. Please visit our Operating Hours and Seasons page for current information.


Delta-01 Tour Tickets

All tours of the Delta-01 Launch Control Facility require advanced reservations. Reservations can be made on-line or by phone at 866-601-5129.

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How To Find Us

Like the missile field itself, the park is hidden in plain sight immediately adjacent Interstate 90. Find information such as GPS coordinates and addresses, directions to the Visitor Center and Delta-09, maps, and other transportation options.

Making The Most Of Your Visit

While we are a small park, there are many things to do here to get the most out of your visit. What you can see at the park may depend on how much time you have—May we suggest some trip planning ideas? Take a look at our calendar for special programs or events. We also offer tips to have a safe and enjoyable visit.


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Nearby Attractions

Many national park sites and heritage areas are in close proximity to Minuteman Missile. Explore this section to learn more about these sites.

Last updated: April 21, 2017

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Mailing Address:

24545 Cottonwood Road
Philip, SD 57567


(605) 433-5552

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