The South Dakota Air and Space Museum is situated on Ellsworth Air Force Base, near Rapid City, South Dakota. The museum's mission to preserve vintage military aircraft, missiles and other aircraft-related artifacts like models, and to honor the memory of aviation veterans who have served in various conflicts, and to educate the public about military aviation history. The museum displays thirty aircraft on display from World War II bombers to the modern B1B Lancer. Aircraft are housed inside the museum and outside on the museum grounds. The museum also houses an aviation hall of fame and offers various educational programs.