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Three Affiliated Tribes Museum

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Not a bad attraction

Big A frame building, in front of the Casino. No visible signs. Cool Native American heritage... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2016
Floyd F
Wonderful Gem of a Museum

Definitely ask a curator to share a few insights with you on your visit to learn about the history... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 weeks ago
“Wonderful Gem of a Museum”
14 Jun 2017
“I wish I could give the place 5 stars”
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404 Frontage Rd, New Town, ND 58763-9404
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely ask a curator to share a few insights with you on your visit to learn about the history of the MHA. This museum is a gem.

2  Thank darleynewman
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I wish I could give the place 5 stars because I'm sure it's worthy of them. I came all the way from France to visit. Well not really but I doubt I'd have made the detour via New Town if it hadn't been for the...More

2  Thank Frenchie29
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Sign on door says "open Monday - Friday 10 - 4" (no weekend hours listed). We drove an extra 50 miles to visit, arriving about 11:30 on a Monday morning. Closed. Directly adjacent to Casino and Lodge, but no one there knew anything about it....More

3  Thank Becky B
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

I love and enjoy learning about our history! The information and art work done by the Three affiliated tribes is most amazing! If you are looking for a educational place for your self or for the family I would suggest his museum. Also, I am...More

Thank StarlaDeane
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Big A frame building, in front of the Casino. No visible signs. Cool Native American heritage artifacts in there, very educational.

1  Thank Floyd F
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We went out of our way to visit the museum and timed it so we would arrive after 1:00 on Sunday, which is when the website says they open on Sundays, but we got there and the doors were locked. I did get a picture...More

1  Thank mclpcb
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The Three Affiliated Tribes Museum next door to the Four Bears casino is a great attraction to visit while in the area. The collection documents the unique story of the Mandan, Hidasta, and Arikara people, as well as the natural history of the region. Well...More

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

I visited this museum on a Tuesday morning. An old Hidatsa woman greeted me cheerfully and was very helpful. The collection was extremely rich and much of it was half a century or more old. If you want learn about Arikara, Mandan, or Hidatsa culture,...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We visited on a Saturday. You'd think they'd be open on a Saturday. The North Dakota tourist magazine said they were open daily. They were closed and it appeared they have been closed for some time. Weeds galore, trash all around and an ancient RV...More

2  Thank Bob1263
Reviewed 28 July 2011

While the collections are not large, they give a good idea of the life of the people. The most valuable resource is the staff. If you get the Native American staff members talking they are actually a living museum and you will be richly rewarded.

7  Thank William H
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