Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bike Museum

  • Deke Slayton

    Deke Slayton
  • Parking for Bicycles

    Parking for Bicycles

A museum honoring the life and career of Mercury 7 astronaut Donald "Deke" Slayton, a Sparta native-son; and the evolution and history of bicycling. Sprockets and Rockets Gift Shop.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Sat 10am-4:30pm. Closed Sundays.


I-90 Exit 25, State Road 27 N Or I-90 Exit 28 State Road 16 N to into Sparta; follow signs north onto Court St; Left (west) on Main St; at Historic 4- corners.

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History
  • Transportation Heritage