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Address: 188 Museum Drive East, Dickinson, ND 58601
Phone Number: 701-456-6225
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Ethnic origins are preserved at the Dickinson Museum Center. The Joachim...

Ethnic origins are preserved at the Dickinson Museum Center. The Joachim Regional Museum features art, history exhibits, and events. Research is also available. Summer tours of eleven historical buildings are available at the Prairie Outpost Park. Housed inside the Prairie Machinery Building, the implements of farming are on display along with the stories of their contribution to the area.

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Pretty neat

Stopped to see the dinosaur museum. I thought the $8 fee was a little steep for such a small place but paid anyways, with a smile. The rocks and mineral displays were interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2015
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Draper, Utah
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Oceanside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We stopped at the Dinosaur Museum and our 5-yr old was bowled over by the cool dinosaur fossils and the minerals. He kept going into the room on the side with glow-in-the-dark minerals lit by black light

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Thank slikrokbel
Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice local museum. Will be better when they are able to take over the dinosaur museum next door which was was already closed for the season. Especially liked the 50's and 60's current exhibit. The match the sound to the machine was a great way to give younger generations a chance to experience things we grew up with.

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Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Stopped to see the dinosaur museum. I thought the $8 fee was a little steep for such a small place but paid anyways, with a smile. The rocks and mineral displays were interesting. I would not recommend it for small children but my kids (9, 15 and 17) enjoyed it. The Joachim Museum right next door has free admission and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Straightaway I was impressed with the manner of the lady who came out to speak with us as soon as we walked through the door. Courteous, helpful, friendly and it was obvious that she had a great sense of humour too.

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Thank Peter M
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited the Visitor Center along with Dinosaur Museum and Machinery museum. Both were small but interesting. A good break for a couple of hours if you are traveling.

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is a smallish museum, but narrowly focused and packed with great stuff. The descriptions were easy to read, and they layout was engaging. Was worth the fee.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The price is right, and this museum is so much fun. You'll see so many retro things that will make you say, "we had one of those when I was growing up!" Kids get to try out the machines we grew up with, like a typewriter, vintage check printer, Atari, and I saw the same green dial wall phone that... More 

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Thank Miranda D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We decided to stop at the dinosaur museum and hit up the Joachim museum next door! It was really cool! A little surprised as I did not know what to expect! There were many activities to do of these from our childhood and things we grew up hearing about from our parents. I liked this more than the Dino. museum.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Privately owned and operated with excellent examples and displays. Book shop had good gifts. Convenient location and very well lit - signs explained what we were looking at.

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We stopped here to see The Dinosaur Museum as well as to see the machinery museum. Both were good museums to see. There is also a "historic" type town to see. Also there is a tourism information center where you can ask questions and pick up literature for other areas you might be visiting for your trip. Parking is free... More 

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