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Billings County Court House Museum

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Address: 301 5th Street, Medora, ND 58645
Phone Number: 701-623-4829
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Not a large museum but a few interesting exhibits. Worth the price of admission and a visit. The court room and jail are interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Not a large museum but a few interesting exhibits. Worth the price of admission and a visit. The court room and jail are interesting.

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Oklahoma
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96 reviews 96 reviews
48 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The admission is cheap, less than $5 I believe. Mostly the exhibits are of the history of the area. This used to be a courthouse/jail, so the jail cells and a courtroom have been restored and made available. If you are interested in old west rifles, then be sure to stop by for a visit. There are a lot of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed wandering through this museum, the FBI wanted posters were interesting, very cheap admittance fee. If you like looking at antique or old items this is the place,

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a well maintained museum of the local history. If you are interested in that aspect of Medora. There isn't much in the way of Theodore Roosevelt or the Marquis de Mores. Was not very expensive, $2 I think, but not sure I would go again.

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Pagosa Springs
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18 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The gun collection may be the best part of the collections. Staff were most helpful. Those jail cells were a place to avoid!

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Upstate New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Full disclosure: I love small, local museums...and I liked this museum. And it is FREE> I learned a lot about barbed wire...and never knew that barbed wire had a decided effect on the West. I also liked the original jail, and all the old documents. It is museums like this that teach us the real history of a place. So... More 

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North Dakota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This is a neat place I have been going to since i was a child, The price was only $3.00 for adults and it was a nice place to see again, The old time jail and courthouse is interesting.

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Port Orange
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Showcases the past in a well-done manner. They have preserved the old courtroom and offices as well as sheriff's office and jail.

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Healy, AK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

If you like guns or barbed wire, this is definitely the museum for you. Step inside the old jail cell, or sit in the quiet courtroom upstairs and imagine frontier justice under law rather than under a hanging tree...

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Fergus Falls
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

It as a little more money than I think it was worth...although I'm not that much of a museum person. There were some interesting things to see, but once through was plenty for me.

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