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South Dakota Air and Space Museum

Box Elder, SD

The South Dakota Air and Space Museum, east of Rapid City, offers a living lesson in aviation history. The Museum showcases 25 military aircraft ranging from World War II bombers to the modern-day B-1. The museum also has four different military missiles on display, including a Minuteman II Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.

The museum, located just outside Ellsworth Air Force Base, is free and open year-round. Visitors may also take a guided bus tour of Ellsworth Air Force Base, which includes a stop and tour of the Minutemen II missile silo, a deactivated nuclear missile from the Cold War. Tours are $7 for adults and $4 for children. Prices are subject to change.

Hours of operation: June-September 6th, 8:30-6 ; Early September-May, 8:30-4:30. Times are subject to change.

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2890 Davis Drive
PO Box 871
Box Elder, SD 57719





Phone: 605-385-5189

Fax: 605-385-6295


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