Visitors to Minuteman Missile have several options that will make for a memorable experience. Depending on the amount of time available, visitors can take in one or more of the sites in the park. The following itineraries may be helpful in getting the most out of your visit.
Before You Visit
Plan ahead and obtain an advance reservation for a Ranger guided tour of Launch Control Facility Delta-01. All Delta-01 tours require advanced reservations. Reservations must be made on-line or by phone at 605-717-7629. Reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to tour date. In the summer season tours fill up to eight weeks in advance. All tour participants must be able to be physically capable of climbing two 15 foot ladders unassisted in the event of an elevator failure.
If You Have....30 Minutes
If You Have...One Hour
Stop in at the Minuteman Missile Visitor Center to explore the exhibits to learn more about the Cold War and the Minuteman Missile system and visit the Delta-09 Missile Silo for a self guided or cell-phone guided tour of the site.
If You Have...Two To Four Hours
Explore the visitor center exhibits, visit Launch Control Facility Delta-01 and the Delta-09 silo for a self guided or cell phone guided tour of the sites.
If You Have...One Day
Explore the visitor center exhibits, use the mobile tour to walk to the gate of Launch Control Facility Delta-01, visit Delta-09 to view the missile in the silo, and visit the South Dakota Air & Space Museum to view a Missile Procedures Trainer and tour a training silo.
Last updated: November 7, 2019