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National Buffalo Museum

500 17th St SW, Jamestown, ND 58401-5433
+1 701-252-8648
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Fun little stop

I was visiting Jamestown and had a day to spend so I visited the giant buffalo and the museum close... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Holly S
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Buffalo Museum

We had a great time ! Took great photos! The views are beautiful. We took a covered wagon ride... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
andyluv97
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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500 17th St SW, Jamestown, ND 58401-5433
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Reviewed 19 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

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 1 January 2018 via mobile

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

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 9 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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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Big Buffalo. Easy to get to and take pictures of the view. Nice to stretch the legs here. We were here the last week of the season. All the workers were very helpful.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

It is lke a trip into yesterday!! Walking on the real wooden sidewalk in Pioneer Village takes you to another time, a mellow, happy time called The Good Old Days, and its very relaxing and fun!! There is a wonderful old scool house, an awesome...More

Thank monaprochnow
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

It's fun to take your picture with the statue. Convenient location. Beautiful view of the city and the interstate. Very peaceful place. Museum has many historical items. Reminds us to be grateful for the brave men and women who came before us and settled this...More

Thank Marg K
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We visited late afternoon on Labor Day. The 15 minute movie was very informative with many historical facts. The exhibits were tastefully done. The old rifle cases were the most unique part. I had not appreciated the size and weight of these weapons. We visited...More

Thank Bobby B
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The upkeep is a little less to be desired. It was a nice little walk around the grounds but I felt a little neglect had taken hold of the place.

1  Thank Lori N
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