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Long X Trading Post Visitor Center

100 2nd St SW, Watford City, ND 58854-7123
+1 701-444-5804
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Great exhibits on local history...and free

We spent a nice hour at Long X looking at the exhibits on local history of the county. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
scottcaps
,
Maryland
Great museum

I have friends that work at this place (volunteers) and they have a great deal to offer if you have... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
June L
,
Watford City, North Dakota
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100 2nd St SW, Watford City, ND 58854-7123
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+1 701-444-5804
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We spent a nice hour at Long X looking at the exhibits on local history of the county. Lots of antiques and wonderful old photographs and information about settlers in the area. There is also information about the oil industry downstairs, including a film about...More

Thank scottcaps
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have friends that work at this place (volunteers) and they have a great deal to offer if you have any questions about things in the museum. They have a yummy selection of hard ice cream as well. The have a HUGE petrified tree stump,...More

Thank June L
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My wife and I were able to find out about some local history and the oil drilling process. well worth the stop.

Thank NDfrmboy
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Fun and informative pioneer museum now house in the Long X Trading Post Visitors Center. DON'T MISS the lower level with a lot of helpful information on the local oil industry. Talk to the personnel there to learn about the impact on the area of...More

Thank Cornelia Z
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The museum is quite nice. Well done. Be sure to read the story about the outlaw that got hung by city residents who took the law into their own hands. They have the rope displayed!

Thank mom57033
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Excellent walk back through time in the history of Mackenzie County. Wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the artifact displayed; especially those on the 3rd floor. Staff was extremely helpful in explaining what we shouldn't miss on our visit.

Thank exchief
Reviewed 3 June 2016

If you are new to the area, they have lots of information to help you navigate the town. The museum was very interesting to my 11 and 13 year olds due to the memorabilia involved. They have a small gift shop area that included a...More

Thank JGray914
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Super Nice and always helpful if you are looking for sight seeing ideas or looking for something specific the folks here are super helpful. Local small museum upstairs and downstairs.

Thank Desiree M
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The cashier was very helpful and knowledgable about their inventory when helping me select a specific bottle of wine. They have a decent selection of wine and alcohol.

Thank Bruce N
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

A must see while in Watford City. A unique establishment with something for everyone. Make this your 1st Stop.

Thank Ric W
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