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Address: 188 Museum Drive East, Dickinson, ND 58601
Phone Number: 17014566225
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Featuring a 12-acre cultural and natural history campus with dinosaur...

Featuring a 12-acre cultural and natural history campus with dinosaur exhibits, heritage exhibits, Pioneer Machinery Museum - ranching and farming equipment, Prairie Outpost Park with 11 historic buildings, classes, demonstrations, educational programs, and special events!

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Pretty neat

Stopped to see the dinosaur museum. I thought the $8 fee was a little steep for such a small place but paid anyways, with a smile. The rocks and mineral displays were interesting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2015
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Draper, Utah
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is awesome but needs longer hours of operation. The staff was friendly while provided detailed information on the local area and history. I would recommend for visitors.

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Thank corkmara
halstad mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The staff at this museum is VERY nice. They have a very nice dinosaur collection. Great for Kids! The barn has many old farm machinery. This museum really displays many Old House items that are interesting to see. I loved their rock collection from all over the world! beautiful specimens This is a great quality museum in a small town!... More 

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Oceanside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We stopped at the Dinosaur Museum and our 5-yr old was bowled over by the cool dinosaur fossils and the minerals. He kept going into the room on the side with glow-in-the-dark minerals lit by black light

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice local museum. Will be better when they are able to take over the dinosaur museum next door which was was already closed for the season. Especially liked the 50's and 60's current exhibit. The match the sound to the machine was a great way to give younger generations a chance to experience things we grew up with.

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Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Stopped to see the dinosaur museum. I thought the $8 fee was a little steep for such a small place but paid anyways, with a smile. The rocks and mineral displays were interesting. I would not recommend it for small children but my kids (9, 15 and 17) enjoyed it. The Joachim Museum right next door has free admission and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Straightaway I was impressed with the manner of the lady who came out to speak with us as soon as we walked through the door. Courteous, helpful, friendly and it was obvious that she had a great sense of humour too.

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West, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited the Visitor Center along with Dinosaur Museum and Machinery museum. Both were small but interesting. A good break for a couple of hours if you are traveling.

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is a smallish museum, but narrowly focused and packed with great stuff. The descriptions were easy to read, and they layout was engaging. Was worth the fee.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The price is right, and this museum is so much fun. You'll see so many retro things that will make you say, "we had one of those when I was growing up!" Kids get to try out the machines we grew up with, like a typewriter, vintage check printer, Atari, and I saw the same green dial wall phone that... More 

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Thank Miranda D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We decided to stop at the dinosaur museum and hit up the Joachim museum next door! It was really cool! A little surprised as I did not know what to expect! There were many activities to do of these from our childhood and things we grew up hearing about from our parents. I liked this more than the Dino. museum.... More 

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