North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, Bismarck

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#1 of 38 in Museums in North Dakota
Must see · History Museum · Gift & Specialty Shop
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  • Great museum, there is a lot to see, and a lot to learn. Well kept and free for visitors. Close to the capital building so you could visit both in one day. 
    Great museum, there is a lot to see, and a lot to learn. Well kept and free for visitors. Close to the capital building so you could visit both in one day.  more »
  • This place is fantastic! Do NOT go by without stopping at this free museum that has a very rare fossil of a dinosaur with skin. It was found by a 16 year old kid!! I just loved this place and will....  more
    This place is fantastic! Do NOT go by without stopping at this free museum that has a very rare fossil of a dinosaur with skin. It was found by a 16 year old kid!! I just loved this place and will....  more »
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  • We had so much fun! There was not only a dinosaur (with the skin still on it!) But there was so much more to see and do. I cant believe it was free! The kids had a blast pushing buttons, watching videos, and listing to phones. There was a Case tractor simulator/game the kids had an absolute blast in. We even found something called "the tree house" for kids ages 2-8. It has an actual tree house- complete with green tube slide, fire house, fire truck, exploratory tree- we thought the snail home was super cute, cockpit of an airplane, and a ship with kaleidoscopes! Honestly we had so much fun and time just flew by! Could have spent so much more time here.
  • This place is a must-see FREE museum!!! If you have kids, definitely go! The museum is great but there is also a “tree house” on the top floor! Kids of all ages were entertained! There’s a space ship and fire truck and so many other fun things, if we lived here we would visit all the time! Such a cool place!!! We will visit every time we are in ND! So much that the photos don’t even capture! They also have a super cute gift shop, great place to buy souvenirs that aren’t stupid. It is such an incredible place!!! Oh yes, and let me repeat…. IT’S FREEEEEEE!!!!!

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