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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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Petaluma, California
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great place with interesting local history and relics. It was nice to learn about this area and I really liked seeing the old guns and the barb wire exhibit was cool as well.

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Cloquet, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had just left the Harold Schafer Heritage Center (which was free) and had to pay $3 to tour this building............while interesting pieces are there - it's small. Granted $3 is not a large amount to pay but I would not go there again.

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

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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129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 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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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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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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