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Dickinson Museum Center

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Small, but the tour was great.

We have visited this museum a few times, the museum itself could be considered not particularly... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
wholedamnfam
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Dickinson, North Dakota
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Great Local Museum

My kids (ages 9,6) had a great time at the museum. They had 2 sections, one with... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
diaq
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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188 E Museum Dr, Dickinson, ND 58601-4088
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+1 701-456-6225
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small, boring, and not worth the admission fee. Most of the dinosaur displays are casts. The pioneer center is lacking. We will not be returning.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited this museum a few times, the museum itself could be considered not particularly entertaining, except for the terraforming simulator sand box, but it is a decent museum for a small town. The good part really is the tour of the buildings outside,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wholedamnfam
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I understand it is cool to just have dinosaur bones, but this place is boring. The price was ok, that made up for the museum. I actually liked the the history museum within the building better.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

A lot of things to see here. A good way to spend a few hours if you are a history buff or like dinosaurs,

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This was a nice museum but smaller than I expected. The fossils and dinosaur exhibit were interesting but I didn't really care for the regional museum. Nothing particularly noteworthy in the history of Dickinson that made it very interesting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andy3838
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My kids (ages 9,6) had a great time at the museum. They had 2 sections, one with dinosaurs/minerals/fossils, and a local history/pioneer section. The museum is not huge, but we did spend over 2 hours there. The kids really enjoyed the dinosaur bones, but their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank diaq
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Nice staff and clean establishment. Did not take us long to walk through- small amount of exhibits..

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kayla D
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is one that is designed for people to walk around and look and touch and enjoy! The staff was friendly and willing to answer questions. The fossils were from all over the world and arranged in a logical fashion. Children would love the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I had my 7 and 10 year old kiddos with me while in Dickinson for a couple days. This museum is small but we did everything in the museum complex area and it took a couple hours. My kids really enjoyed the models in the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank manderineorange
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Our toddler is a huge dinosaur fan right now so we figured what better place than the Dakotas where some have been found. Our older girls also enjoyed the visit. It was $20 to get in and I think we spent about 45 minutes walking...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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