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North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame

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LOTS of cowboy

If you like saddles and cowboys and horses, and boots and local history, this is for you. Very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rdgtchr
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Astoria, Oregon
Surprisingly interesting

The actual cowboy hall of fame was not particularly interesting, but the museum was quite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
iris423
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Seattle, Washington
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250 Main Street, Medora, ND 58645
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you like saddles and cowboys and horses, and boots and local history, this is for you. Very nice people and well done displays

Thank rdgtchr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The actual cowboy hall of fame was not particularly interesting, but the museum was quite comprehensive and had informative displays about Native culture and life as well as about the white settlers' experiences.

Thank iris423
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum captures some of the history of North Dakota and the origins of rodeo on single ranches. I was pleasantly surprised. I would put this on a par with the Cheyenne Old West Frontier Days Museum.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Hard to believe what people did in early times, many items donated and fun to look it . its a part of history and very well worth your time - people have donated belt buckles, saddles trophies -

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This museum is adjacent to the entrance to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora, ND. I would have given it a higher rating if I was a real rodeo fan, because the museum is very well done and is worth a visit of 1-2 hours....More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We stopped here one morning when it was storming and we couldn't start hiking yet. The front desk staff was informative and was kind enough to let us know that kids were free on Wednesday if we would be in town then. The exhibits were...More

Thank jayneg635
Reviewed July 16, 2018

I had anticipated this museum being on the order of the museum in Cody, WY, or he Cowboy Museum in OKC. While the museum was neat and well organized, it was lacking in issues about pioneer life that I expected. It did have some good...More

Thank OkieRazorback
Reviewed July 6, 2018

In addition to lots of photos of cowboys bronc riding, barrel racing, etc., there were many beautiful hand-tooled saddles and some beautiful metal sculptures of both cowboys and Indians. There were also displays of huge belt buckles of winners, and a great trophy case of...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Besides the “hall of fame” part of the museum, there was a good overview of Native American and early western life. Highly recommend — can be done in 1 1/2 hours or so.

Thank Laura I
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful display of artifacts. Loved the history about the American Indians as well as the American Cowboy. It's worth th $9 to get in. A person sold us a $10 raffle ticket from the Hall of Fame and we got the tickets free.

Thank 1ohd1
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