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Scandinavian Heritage Park

Minot, ND
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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Minot
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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English first
New Orleans, LA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

This outdoor museum is a tribute to all five Nordic Countries - Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland. It is conveniently located in Minot and parking is abundant. Hi-light of the museum is a full-size replica of the 1250AD Gol Stave Church in Oslo, Norway. It is reportedly built with old-world techniques and used pegs instead of nails. The museum... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I enjoyed every single detail about this park. The details that were put into ensuring the houses and whatnot were as close to original as possible are simply marvelous.

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nashville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

i always stop here for a while when i am visiting minot. not only is it beautiful, where else but their gift shop could you find ole and lena fortune cookies!

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a wonderful park with replicas from each of the five Scandinavian Countries. The Norwegian Gol Stave Church Museum is absolutely incredible! Plenty of picnic tables and would be a great place to sit and enjoy lunch with family.

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Springfield, Oregon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Loved this park! Staff was soooo knowledgeable, friendly & helpful. Amazing what a community can do. The water way was not really working & was blocked off, but it did not really detract from our enjoyment.

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Mesa, Arizona
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122 reviews 122 reviews
36 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Very interesting architecture and nicely done park, but when you meet someone like HER, it ruins the whole experience.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This park has buildings and artistic designs representative of the 5 Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. There is a visitors center with maps, books, art, carpentry, t-shirts, and other things often found in a visitors center or gift shop. There are other buildings that are of the design of particular countries that include some art and some... More

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Bennington, Vermont
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great little park that introduces you to the heritage of the area. The visitors center offers a library of guides for ND and a small gift shop. The staff on hand are very helpful and answered all our questions.

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Fox River Grove, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

this was a great way to see Scandinavian Heritage. Colors and history were something I always wanted to know.

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Gift shop is nice and the few guides in some of the buildings were very nice and knowledgeable. It was going through some grounds renovations but still pretty and fun.

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