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Minot Air Force Base Places to See

 


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North Dakota has many attractions to please the nature lover and history buff.     Below is a sampling of activities available in North Dakota.

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   701.858.3264
COST:  FREE
HOURS:  Mon - Fri 8a - 4:30p
This museum provides displays of contemporary and traditional artwork.


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
COST:  FREE
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.

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