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Dickinson Museum Center

188 E Museum Dr, Dickinson, ND 58601-4088
+1 701-456-6225
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Nice but Small

This was a nice museum but smaller than I expected. The fossils and dinosaur exhibit were... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Andy3838
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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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 programs, and special events! Park Tours are available between Memorial Day and Labor Day only.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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188 E Museum Dr, Dickinson, ND 58601-4088
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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.

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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

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

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

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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

1  Thank Gayle F
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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

1  Thank Amanda T
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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

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

The artifacts on display were of good quality and very interesting. Yes, the museum is small, but so is the town of Dickinson. The docents are outstanding and I learned a great deal.

1  Thank Linda T
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

It was more fun for me because I got to touch actual dinosaur bones. Lots of minerals too and I love rocks. What can I say. Its small but well worth a stop.

1  Thank roseonline
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We had a nice time at this museum. It's not very big, but it has a multitude of well displayed exhibits. The dinosaur exhibits were by far the favorites of our kids. I think that the entry fees were reasonable for the size of the...More

3  Thank MinotGirl
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something to do before we left town, and this was a good choice, although it was a bit small. They don't officially offer a veterans discount but when we inquired they created one for us. That was very nice. It's just...More

Thank Kristin W
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