Wild Blue Yonder - The Story of Ellsworth AFB Exhibit
October 20, 2017 - January 7, 2018 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free opening reception Oct. 20 at 5 p.m! More information here.
Celebrating the 75th anniversary of Ellsworth AFB, Wild Blue Yonder - The Story of Ellsworth AFB takes visitors on a journey through more than seven decades of air force history in the Black Hills!
Beginning as Rapid City Army Air Base in 1942, Ellsworth AFB, re-named after Brigadier General Richard Ellsworth in 1953, has had a lasting impact within Rapid City and the surrounding community.
From the Cold War era to present day, explore the storied past of South Dakota's only military base. Learn more about the Minute Man Missile facilities, B-1 Bombers and everything in between!
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