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Great Dinosaur Museum!

We stopped by here on our way home to ND as we were driving through. I had heard about it from a... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
MinotGirl
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Minot, North Dakota
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Small Town, Big History

The museum is an eclectic mix of dinosaurs found locally, Indian artifacts from local Plains... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
bryonia2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Jun 27, 2018
“Great Dinosaur Museum!”
Apr 6, 2018
“It's Not Dirt”
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Closed for the winter. During winter we are only open by special appointment for school groups or groups of 5 or more adults. Please contact us to arrange a special tour date. Regular hours resume in May. Located on US 2 in Malta the Great Plains...more
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405 N 1st St E, Malta, MT 59538-8808
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+1 406-654-5300
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here on our way home to ND as we were driving through. I had heard about it from a friend who had stopped about a week before. What a great little museum. It’s pretty inexpensive, $5 per adult, $3 per child aged...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MinotGirl
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Overall, a very interesting and educational establishment. I wish there was a little bit more for your buck. A good place to bring young children and families.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

The museum is an eclectic mix of dinosaurs found locally, Indian artifacts from local Plains Indians and another half dozen "rooms" or exhibits of settlers items or local inhabitants donations (like the now defunct Post Office) ranging from the 1700's to the 1950's. The lady...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Found this gem on Trip Advisor and stopped for a terrific visit. Nice collection of fossils from surrounding countryside including major dino finds. Especially enjoyed the many stories and photos of the local people/families who in some cases discovered or donated these fossils -- they...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 474lizr
Reviewed July 15, 2017

If you visit this small but rich museum when Cary Woodruff is there, make sure you strike up a conversation with him. I just stumbled on the whole dinosaur thing, not realizing I had spent two weeks roaming in the Hell Creek Formation area (hey,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Larkeyskip
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Small place but has a great collection. Have programs where people can join digs. Very friendly staff, very helpful. Excellent way to spend a few hours.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank I3258YWadamg
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This museum has a great selection of locally found dinosaur bones. This is a very good small town museum.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kathy E
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Small but with several very good exhibits. Visited on July 4th, museum was open, I was the only visitor and the $5 entrance fee was well worth cost. Staff member was very helpful, answered questions, made good suggestions about areas to visit.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Daniel E
Reviewed December 8, 2015

We were glad we stopped to learn about the dinosaur bones found in the area. The person working was very friendly and even let us touch some of the bones. Well worth the time we spent.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 00noodles
Reviewed August 9, 2015

This museum has the most complete Dinosaur remains ever found. It has the skin and muscle still intact over ¾ of it. A very educational museum.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Paul B
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