- TripBuzz found 29 things to do indoors in the Rapid City area. From Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold Factory Tour to Museum of Geology, Rapid City offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 26 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 31 different types of things to do inside in or near Rapid City, South Dakota. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: Specialty Museums, Movie Theaters, Aviation Museums and Architectural Buildings.
- There are 8 indoor activities in Rapid City, and 21 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Hill City, Keystone and Piedmont and Hill City, Keystone and Piedmont.
89% 120 votes
2707 Mt. Rushmore Road, Rapid City, SD MoreLess Info
Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold Factory Tour is a 90 minute jewelry factory tour where visitors can watch the lost-wax casting process and see diamonds cast in molten gold. The free tour also offers complimentary coffee and cookies.
Located on the campus of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the Museum of Geology houses a fascinating collection of prehistoric fossils, minerals, and rocks. Visitors will be enthralled with the Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus, and spectacular marine reptiles.
92% 550 votes
Ellsworth Air Force Base, Rapid City, SD MoreLess Info
Airplane and space exploration enthusiasts always linger in the South Dakota Air & Space Museum, dedicated to preserving aircraft and other flight paraphenalia. There are indoor and outdoor exhibits. Tours are also available.
The Motion Unlimited Museum is an antique car museum that includes project cars, trucks, pick-up trucks, and restored vehicles. The museum sits in a 13,000-sqft building that includes gas pumps, pedal tractors, and signs.
A movie theater with 10 auditoriums, Carmike Ten displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers RealD 3D movies as well as a traditional theater snack bar with food and drinks.
The Scandinavian-inspired Chapel in the Hills is an ecumenical Christian chapel inspired by Norse Lutheran architecture. A half-hour evening prayer service is held every night, and the Chapel is available for weddings.
76% 50 votes
8220 Elk Creek Road, Piedmont, SD 57769 MoreLess Info
Within the Elk Creek Resort is the Petrified Forest of the Black Hills. The site is one of the largest out-croppingsof fossilized petrified wood in the region and features a one hour tour that includes a 15 minute video overview of the attraction.