North Dakota has many attractions to please
the nature lover and history buff. Below is a sampling of activities available in
Please call the location
to verify hours and pricing as they are subject to change.
DICKINSON- DAKOTA DINOSAUR MUSEUM
200 E. Museum Drive, Dickinson 701.225.DINO
COST: $8/adult, $5/ages 3 - 12
HOURS: Open May 1 - Labor Day Daily 9a - 5 p
13,400 sq ft of geological and paleontological specimens on display.
DUNSETH- INTERNATIONAL PEACE GARDEN
North of Dunseth on US 281 888.432.6733
COST: Call for information.
Beautiful gardens, 9/11 Memorial, peace poles from Japan, and
a floral clock are among the peaceful sights at this attraction that
sits on the US / Canadian border. Call to check whether you will
need a passport (at time of publishing it was not required but this was
rumored to be changing).
FARGO- CHILDREN'S MUSEUM AT YUNKER FARM
1201 28th Ave N, Fargo 701.232.6102
COST: $5 per person (under age 1 is free)
HOURS: Schoolyear: Tues - Sat 10a - 5p, Sun 1p - 5p
Summer: Mon - Sat 10a - 5p, Sun 1p - 5p
More than 50 hands-on exhibits. 55 acres with miniature train,
carousel, playground, nature trails, mini golf course, wild flower
meadow, alphabet garden and more.
MINOT- TAUBE MUSEUM OF ART
2 North Main Street, Minot 701.838.4445
HOURS: Tues - Fri 10:30a - 5:30p, Sat 11a - 4p
This museum provides a variety of exhibits from local and national
artists. Also has art classes for children and adults.
MINOT- NORTHWEST ART CENTER
11th Avenue on the Minot State University Campus, Minot
HOURS: Mon - Fri 8a - 4:30p
This museum provides displays of contemporary and traditional
WILLISTON- FORT BUFORD
15349 39th Lane, Williston 701.572.9034
COST: $5/ adult, $2.50/child
HOURS: Open May 16 - Sept 15 Mon - Fri 8a - 6p
Walk around the historical site where Sitting Bull surrendered in
1881. The site includes 2 original buildings. There is a
museum exhibit inside the former officer's quarters.
WILLISTON- FORT UNION TRADING POST
15550 Hwy 1804, Williston 701.572.9083
HOURS: Summer (Memorial Day - Labor Day): 8a - 6:30p, Winter
(Labor Day - Memorial Day): 9a - 5:30p
Fort Union was a fur trading post from 1828 - 1867. Visit the
reconstructed trading post.