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Dickinson Museum Center

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The city of Dickinson bought the dinosaur museum last year & combined the names with the Dickinson... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Bdela
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New England, North Dakota
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Worth a stop if you are I. The area

Surprising gem with well researched and presented information local and international dinosaur and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
corneliaz431
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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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Reviewed 23 October 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...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Alowen
Reviewed 14 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Charles_Schuchert
Reviewed 31 August 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...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 28 August 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...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Bdela
Reviewed 26 August 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...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Renicole94
Reviewed 17 August 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...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank John J
Reviewed 8 August 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...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Surprising gem with well researched and presented information local and international dinosaur and gems, North Dakota history and pioneer machinery. We only had 45 minutes, could have spent twice as long. Regular.y scheduled tours are available.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank corneliaz431
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This museum is awesome but needs longer hours of operation. The staff was friendly while provided detailed information on the local area and history. I would recommend for visitors.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank corkmara
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The staff at this museum is VERY nice. They have a very nice dinosaur collection. Great for Kids! The barn has many old farm machinery. This museum really displays many Old House items that are interesting to see. I loved their rock collection from all...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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