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Roger Maris Museum

Address: West Acres Shopping Center, 3902 13th Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103
Phone Number: 701.282.2222
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Ranked #8 of 16 Attractions in Fargo
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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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.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

If you are in Fargo there is no reason not to stop, as there is not much to do in the area. It is right in the mall, and really just a presentation of memorabilia and recreation of his locker. I am a baseball fan, and was going to be at the mall (three times in my 2 week stay).... More

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is great for sports fans - a free exhibit of Roger Maris memorabilia and so well presented. easy access during mall hours at West Acres shopping mall. highly recommend this.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

stuck away in a corner of the mall that is not used much, you would not notice it unless you were looking for it, small, set back area. Definately not worth the visit unless you are a huge Roger Maris affectionato. Even then I think you would be disappointed.

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Neche, North Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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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31 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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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206 reviews 206 reviews
53 attraction reviews
483 helpful votes 483 helpful votes
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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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
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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24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 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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