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Museum of the American Bison
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114 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Well worth the time. ”
Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

This is a relatively small exhibit, but well worth the time to explore the American Bison and its predecessor The Buffalo. You will see the pivotal role it played in the lives of the American Plains Indians, and how the Government distorted the vast herds to force these people to their knees.
You will also see the efforts under way to bring these beautiful animals back to their herds and to our tables. I was lucky on a recent visit to arrive on a buffalo chili cook-off day. Mmmmm!

Thank fotojo2
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Springfield, VA
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50 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Brand-new Small Museum”
Reviewed June 19, 2013

We stumbled upon the brand-new Museum of the American Bison in the heart of Rapid City, SD and were delighted that we did. It is in a small store-front - only one room. But it was fascinating. Not only does it address the bison but it also addresses the people that were key in saving their population. In particular this is a good place to take your daughters as they highlight several women. The museum takes less than a half hour to visit but it is definitely worth it.

Visited June 2013
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