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National Buffalo Museum

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Address: 500 17th St. SW, Jamestown, ND 58401
Phone Number: 701-252-8648
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Awesome,

Free to see and take pictures, herd is right below statue to see. Souvenirs in the museum. Loved it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Charlotte W
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Westville, Oklahoma
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Westville, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Free to see and take pictures, herd is right below statue to see. Souvenirs in the museum. Loved it.

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Manassas Park, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The museum is small but has great exhibits and a short movie clip. Learned a lot of interesting facts. Even though we could use the observation deck, we did not see any buffaloes. That's was ok since the buffalo are allowed to roam free on their 200 acres. Upon leaving Jamestown, we saw the buffalo herd from the interstate. If... More 

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West Henrietta, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Went here first to see the white buffalo and we were fortunate enough to see her. If you pay the admission to the museum you get access to an observation deck that gave us a better view of her. Three people in my party walked right past the door that is in between display cases in the museum so keep... More 

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Rome, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We were planning a stop at the Frontier Village during a recent road trip across the Dakotas. I was wondering if there were any white buffalo near our route and, after a quick google search, found that this museum was on the same grounds as the village and they had 2 white buffalo here! We had a great visit!

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Coquille, Or
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Worth the stop. Price was right. Lots of photos, artifacts, paintings and mounted animals. Small gift store. Live buffalo in field behind museum.

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Minot, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stopped here with our kids on a stormy day. It's a neat place, though it would have been cool to have seen the white buffalo. I know that's not controllable so it's not a complaint. The museum is cool with some neat artifacts but it's kind of small, it felt like the gift shop was half the size of... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was a great time of year to stop and see the Museum. We have been here before but it was nice to see some of the changes that have been made over the years.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Of course I like everyone loves the huge buffalo but I guess when a museum is entitled the National Buffalo Museum I expect it to be a cultural, biological, and deep moving experience emotionally, Tracing the dominance of the buffalo on the grasslands of the Dakota is awesome. Elaborating on the terrible destruction and near extinction if the animal is... More 

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Jamestown, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The historic fort and buffalo are two amazing attractions in Jamestown, ND. The old fort is a rustic living picture of what life was like on the northern Great Plains. There are shops, a small playground, and of course, the giant buffalo. It really is fun for all ages! The doors to the buildings in the fort are only open... More 

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Museum is small, and did not have much as far as things that stood out. Cases were full of arrow heads, there was a teepee in the main room that was cool. Lots of paintings and pictures on the walls. It was something to do.

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Additional Information about National Buffalo Museum

Address: Address: 500 17th St. SW, Jamestown, ND 58401
Phone Number: 701-252-8648
Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Jamestown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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