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National Buffalo Museum

500 17th St SW, Jamestown, ND 58401-5433
+1 701-252-8648
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Interesting and fun

Great place to visit. The Buffalo is fun to visit for the entire family. You can see the white... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
darlenej868
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Jamestown, North Dakota
Nice Informative place

The museum is small but very informative about buffalo - where they came from, what happened to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kris_Y71
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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500 17th St SW, Jamestown, ND 58401-5433
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to visit. The Buffalo is fun to visit for the entire family. You can see the white buffalo and this location as well as a entire heard. The museum contains many interesting facts and information about early settlers and the Indians and Bison...More

1  Thank darlenej868
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is small but very informative about buffalo - where they came from, what happened to them, the efforts to bring them back, etc.

1  Thank Kris_Y71
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we walked down the drive, my son spotted a buffalo and then we saw Dakota Miracle standing in the pasture alone. Yes, you have to pay a fee ($8 adults, $6 older kids and seniors) to get in to the museum part. It also...More

1  Thank Lisa D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew the story of the bisons in North America and had seen exhibits on it before in other places. This museum is much more than a presentation of the depressing facts. It has succeeded in presenting the story of the bisons in a new...More

1  Thank WStatesTraveler
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have gone to Yellowstone and other areas with buffalo. But the museum had more facts about the history and slaughter. I learned quite a bit. It is small but worth a quick visit

1  Thank srodday
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I was visiting Jamestown and had a day to spend so I visited the giant buffalo and the museum close by. It was freezing cold and almost everything was closed for the season but the museum was open and very interesting, I spent about an...More

2  Thank Holly S
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great time ! Took great photos! The views are beautiful. We took a covered wagon ride. Everyone was so friendly. Very inexpensive and great for all ages.

1  Thank andyluv97
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Our family stops every time we are in town-Summer or Winter! Our daughter absolutely loves to see the giant buffalo.

1  Thank PerkinsFamily605
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

This museum is a pretty interesting place. With an old western style town next to it, and the World's Largest Buffalo on a hill in the back, it certainly has its own charm. Sadly, we visited in the late fall when nothing much was happening,...More

Thank Neal W
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

It's an older, dated museum, but if you'd like to know more about the American Buffalo, there's some interesting information. It's a self guided tour with a 17 minute video. All the live buffalo were hiding in bushes (which I would be too because it's...More

Thank JulesLVball
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