Dakota Dinosaur Museum, Dickinson

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Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Science Museum
Badlands Dinosaur Museum in Dickinson, North Dakota, United States, reopened on May 17, 2016, after over twenty years operating as Dakota Dinosaur Museum. It is part of the museum complex at Dickinson Museum Center.

The 13,400-square-foot (1,240 m2) museum includes dinosaur skeletons, skulls, and reconstructions, with dozens of displays featuring other fine fossils and minerals. Notable exhibits include international award-winning feathered dinosaur models, a complete Triceratops skull, an articulated hadrosaur arm with mummified skin, and full standing mounts of Allosaurus and Albertosaurus.

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  • The dinosaur museum is part of the Dickinson Museum Center which has free parking. Adult admission is $6 with reduced prices for seniors aged 65 or older ($5), children aged 3-16 ($4), and free for.....  more »
  • This was a small museum that showcases both rocks and dinosaurs. It also has a great kids area. But when you see things in a museum that you used when you were growing up - it makes you feel old...  more »
  • A great museum. There was this friendly intern archeology student who made a diorama for us with our son's dinosaur toys. Our son spent a lot of time making mountains, lakes and volcano with their sand/light stand. A good exhibit. The gift shop was good too
  • This museum is amazing. Brought my granddaughters there last week and the guy in the lab came out and answered questions for about an half an hour. We were there for about two hours total. The staff there was so nice and accommodating.

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