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Roger Maris Museum

West Acres Shopping Center, 3902 13th Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103
701.282.2222
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Ranked #11 of 30 Attractions in Fargo
Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The legendary baseball player and Fargo's hometown hero is honored with a 72-foot long glassed-in exhibit at the West Acres Shopping Mall, tracing all... more » Owner description: The legendary baseball player and Fargo's hometown hero is honored with a 72-foot long glassed-in exhibit at the West Acres Shopping Mall, tracing all aspects of his career, including major awards, uniforms and some of the home run balls from 1961, the year he broke Babe Ruth's record with 61 home runs. « less
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Neche, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Photos were awsome and it was fun seeing all his accomplishments. It would be nice if the Mall would expand on the exhibit.

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Worth the trip especially if you are a baseball person. We watched the film and viewed the displays. It was a Saturday afternoon at the mall and noisy. It was difficult to hear the film. Try going at a more quiet time.

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Shakopee, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We visited on Friday, September 12, 2014. This is located in a regional mall, West Acres. There is an entrance on the south and east side, "Maris Entrance". This is a free attraction. I was a boy when Roger Maris hit 61 home runs in 1961. At that time we had no professional team to watch so we followed the... More

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West Fargo, North Dakota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Free museum in the West Acres mall that showcases Fargo's own Roger Maris the legitimate steroid-free single season home run king. 61 in 61. If you're a baseball town and in the area a great little place to stop. A modest museum for a modest man.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Small free museum inside of the Fargo Mall. Lots of Roger Maris information. Even the non-baseball fans in our party enjoyed it. I loved sitting in the orignal stadium seats. Very interesting video. It is well worth the stop and in a beautifully decorated mall.

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A sweet little museum in a shopping mall in Fargo, dedicated to a man who seemed like a really great guy and a great ball player. Well laid out and presented, with videos as well. Open whenever the mall is open (even before the stores are open) and available for anyone, just like Roger wanted it.

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is a small museum in a shopping mall but it is worth the trip. It is very well organized and presented. Our whole family liked it. You leave there with the feeling that Roger Maris was truly a good and decent person,not just a great baseball player. We also made to the trip to his grave site which was... More

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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Definitely worth a trip -- view the film (about 45 minutes) all about his life. Outside in the showcases are bats, signed baseballs, trophies, etc. Learned a lot about this remarkable modest man.

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stopped at the West Acres shopping mall and discovered a gem in the Roger Maris Museum. It is in a corridor of the mall and has plenty of memorabilia, a cute little theater with stadium seats, and an interesting display about Maris and his family. It was a fun hour with a focus on one player rather than a... More

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Westerville, OH
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

While not a destination, this is well worth visiting if you are in Fargo area and are a baseball, or sports in general, fan at all. It is especially rewarding if you are old enough to remember the excitement of 1961 with Maris and Mantle both chasing the magical 61 home run mark. Despite Ford Frick's inane asterisk pronouncement, the... More

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