TITAN
MISSILE
MUSEUM
Tucson, Arizona
THE TITAN MISSILE MUSEUM
THE FRONTLINE OF THE COLD WAR

The Titan Missile Museum is the only publicly accessible Titan II missile
site in the nation. Tour the underground missile site. See the 3-ton blast
doors, the 8-foot thick silo walls, and an actual Titan II missile in the
launch duct. Visit the launch control center, experience a simulated
launch and more!

The silo became operational in 1963 and was deactivated in 1982 as
part of President Reagan's policy (announced in 1981) of
decommissioning the Titan II missiles. It is a common misconception that
this was the result of a weapons reduction treaty, but was in fact simply
part of a weapon systems modernization program. All operational Titan
II silos throughout the country were demolished, including 18 sites
around McConnell AFB in Wichita, Kansas, 17 sites around Little Rock
AFB, Arkansas (one additional site previously damaged beyond repair in
a mishap/non-nuclear explosion) and 17 other sites around
Davis-Monthan AFB and Tucson, except for this one. It is now a National
Historic Landmark.
Sign Reads:
DANGER
RF RADIATION
A Storm is Coming...
Missile Silo