There are a number of former active Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) sites that are now museums open to the public.
You can visit a Titan II, Minuteman or Peacekeeper Missile Alert Facility (Launch Control Facility), including the underground Launch Control Center, where missile combat crews sat on alert, and tour a Titan II or Minuteman missile silo or Launch Facility.
You can see the tools and equipment the Missile Maintainers used and visit places few have been. In some cases, reservations are required for a full visit, and some sites charge a small fee. Check the web page for each to find how to visit these imporant facilities that were signifcant to our nuclear deterrent posture. At each location, you will meet docents who will guide you and answer questions - your docent may have even worked on the site you are visiting
Located in Green Valley, Arizona, south of Tucson, on I-19, Launch Complex 571-7 was part of the 390th Strategic Misisle Wing at Davis Monthan AFB from 1963 to 1987, one of the 54 Titan II sites in that wing. The museum opened in 1986 and is operated by the Arizona Aerospace Foundation.
The Titan II Museum offers a variety of tours and other activities. You can find all the information you need on hours, directions, tours and fees on their web site: www.titanmissilemusuem.org
Located on I-90 East of Wall, South Dakota, near the Badlands National Park, MiMi includes a Visitors Center with displays, videos and a store.
The Missile Alert Facility (Launch Control Facility) is D-01, one of the five flights in the 66th Strategic Missile Squadron, 44th Strategic Missile Wing/Missile Wing at Ellwsorth AFB, between 1963 and 1994. Launch Facility D-09 was in the same squadron and controlled by D-01.
The site is managed by the National Park Service.
MiMi offers tours of the above ground and below ground facilities at D-01 and above ground at D-09. Reservations are required for some tours and a fee is charged. You can find all the information you need on hours, directions, tours and fees on their web site: www.nps.gov/mimi