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Pioneer Trails Regional Museum

12 1st Ave NE, Bowman, ND 58623-4010
+1 701-523-3600
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So much to see! What a nice surprise!

If you are traveling near Bowman, ND, don't miss this museum. So much history to be found there. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
234chriso
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Montague, California
Bowman area history!

This museum is comprehensive covering from prehistoric times to the present. There does not seem to... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
mtscribe
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Colorado Springs
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A museum exploring the rich history of the prairies of the Mid West, from Native American civilizations to early settler culture to dinosaur fossils.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“small town” (3 reviews)
“local history” (2 reviews)
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12 1st Ave NE, Bowman, ND 58623-4010
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+1 701-523-3600
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"native americans"
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"small town"
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"local history"
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"paleontology"
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"dinosaurs"
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"photos"
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"homesteads"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are traveling near Bowman, ND, don't miss this museum. So much history to be found there. It covers the Native Americans and has excellent displays and photos. It has a section on the homesteaders with displays and photos. A really impressive paleontology section...More

1  Thank 234chriso
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

This museum is comprehensive covering from prehistoric times to the present. There does not seem to be a coherent flow in time sequence. There is a fee. Large, well-stocked gift shop.

Thank mtscribe
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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the museum on our Seattle- NY road trip in October 2017. Free parking and $5 to get in makes this a bargain. There are lots of exhibits covering Dakota's history: Dinosaurs General Custer Sitting Bull and the Sioux Farming Military...More

4  Thank Stephen A
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Kids and I love going to Pioneer Trails Regional Museum! Always fun and interesting. Kids especially loved the scavenger hunt available for them to do.

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Everything from the wild west to active Dinosaur digs going on in this museum. Lots of great stuff to see and a friendly staff that is eager to share about their proud past.

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

In little Bowman ND, this is a great way to see some ND history in a really well laid out way. Cool stuff on many different aspects of ND.

Thank redheaddr
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

This is a good local museum. They have their own paleontological lab. The fossils come from the Hell Creek formation found in the area. They also have exhibits on the Native Americans & Euro-American settlers. It also has a native plant garden outside but it...More

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

Impressive museum for a small town. Had a great variety on display from animals, dinosaurs, history of the town, native americans, farming, war service, and more.

1  Thank Heather S
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Small museum, but a nice variety of displays:geology, dinosaurs, Native Americans, early settlers, etc.

Thank Lanny M
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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed walking through this little museum! We learned a lot in a short time! Very comprehensive history of that area of North Dakota.

Thank saphronie
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