Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

Rank: 243

Park Description

The Cold War was the defining historical event of the last half of the 20th century. It led to fear, panic, and distrust symbolized by a nuclear arms race between the United States and Soviet Union. The Minuteman Missile was an iconic weapon in the American nuclear arsenal. It held the power to destroy civilization, but acted as a nuclear deterrent which maintained peace and prevented war.

Park Address

21280 SD Hwy 240

Philip, SD, 57567