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Address: Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, 4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan, ND
Phone Number: +1 701-667-6340
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Description: Home of the Mandan Indians for over 200 years until they were virtually...
Home of the Mandan Indians for over 200 years until they were virtually wiped out by smallpox.
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Did the tour of the on a slant village. Would definitely recommend that over going it alone, and you get to go into an additional hut if you pay for the tour, and that allows you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Did the tour of the on a slant village. Would definitely recommend that over going it alone, and you get to go into an additional hut if you pay for the tour, and that allows you to see all kinds of additional, old artifacts.

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Helena, Montana
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I knew nothing about this before I visited but was very impressed. You can walk around the various lodges which are re-creations of a real village. Guides will give you more information or you can read up on it's history and explore for yourself. This is unlike anything I've experienced before and gave another picture to the Native American history... More 

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Stockbridge, Georgia, United States
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We spent the first part of the day viewing the Custer house and soldiers barracks and then took the tour of the on a slant village. The village was authentic in representation of the original one.

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grandmahenry
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have visited before but our grandsons had not. It's a fascinating place but there were no tour guides available at the time we were there, we wandered around and the boys were quite impressed with the whole thing. Worth a trip.

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Prairie Girl
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were camping at the Forth Abraham Lincoln Park and were surprised to find how great this attration was; would highly recommend! Teen was thrilled by this!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This a great attraction to visit. There are guided tours available but we just walked freely through ourselves. It is an amazing recreation of what a village might have looked like back in the day. The attraction is free if you do not pay for a tour, but you do have to pay to enter the park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We loved the village and the tour. The visitor center provides an excellent overview both of the village and of the fort. The constructed village provides a glimpse of what the area may have looked like when it had 100 earth lodges or more. The interior of one is furnished, giving an idea of life for the matriarch of each... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Definitely a must see - fascinating Native American history, spanning centuries. This village was already abandoned when the Lewis and Clark expedition came through in the early 1800s.

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Fort Qu'Appelle, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Our tour guide didnt feel into his job but we still enjoyed being able to look around at the amazing huts worth seeing

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Mandan, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Lodges are equipped with genuine Native American artifacts. Interpreters will tour you through the site and answer your questions. In the Fall, Native Americans demonstrate ancient skills, and the past, renowned Indian flute player has come to tell stories along with his music in the huge ceremonial lodge. The lodges are reconstructions. Since I grew up in the area, the... More 

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