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Address: 188 E Museum Dr, Dickinson, ND 58601-4088
Phone Number: +1 701-456-6225
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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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Fun for Kids

Great museum to take the Kids! Fun and informational. They loved the dark room with the rocks and the black lights

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 29, 2016
Bismarck, North Dakota
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Great museum to take the Kids! Fun and informational. They loved the dark room with the rocks and the black lights

Thank harperthompson
Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Visiting family and had no idea what to do with my time. Was surprised at all this place has to offer. For the price of one ticket, we got access to three buildings and a tour of a one-room schoolhouse, an old church and other great buildings that were so great.

Thank zeketimothyzebra
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This museum is very cute. Very small though than expected. This would be great for families with small children or older couples.

Thank Jackie C
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

On a long road trip with small children we decided to stop in an check out the dinosaurs which are huge with the kids. This was a great stop. Upon entering we met the curator who gave us introductions and walked us into the main hall. We got to see a very nice exhibit which was surprising given the buildings... More 

Thank Alowen
Killingworth, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Very nice small museum in western North Dakota with excellent paleontological displays make this a must see when traveling through the West. Beautiful small town feel with a big time feel.

Thank Charles_Schuchert
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

This museum was much smaller than I had expected but the size can fool you. I am sure I spent a good hour looking around and reading about the various rocks,minerals and gems. They have a small play area for kids and a few hands on exhibits for young and old alike. They have a small gift shop as well... More 

Thank Anna B
New England, North Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

The city of Dickinson bought the dinosaur museum last year & combined the names with the Dickinson heritage museum. $6 adult admissions gets you inside both. I only went to the heritage museum since I did the dinosaur museum 2 years ago. They are currently making permanent features instead of rotating the collection. They are doing the sections a decade... More 

Thank Bdela
Sterling, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

This is a great little museum for families and for those who like museums. My daughter (22 at the time) and I stopped by on our way through ND on our way to Montana. I had lived in Minot, ND for 10 years and never got to visit so this time I made it a point to stop and see.... More 

Thank Renicole94
The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

If you Google the North Dakota Dinosaur Museum the website will say it is closed. The museum has changed from private hands to the city and is open for business. It is a great little museum with a lot of dinosaur bones and different minerals and rocks. They also have a display of the history of North Dakota and farm... More 

Thank John J
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

My son and I stopped in here for about an hour while staying in Dickinson. We had some time to mill around before leaving town. The museum has lots of fossils and geode rocks. Worth seeing. Dinosaur bones, etc. The second building currently has a great little room devoted to explaining how fossils are made and showing the bones of... More 

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