Highest-rated museums in North Dakota

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March 20, 2022
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Highest-rated museums in North Dakota

Museums are one of the most important institutions in any country. They don’t just show us our past, they contextualize it—allowing visitors to better understand cultures and ourselves. Good museum displays lead to reflection, generate ideas, and create a sense of appreciation for who has come before. In many towns and cities, museums are jewels of the public, and often rank highly for tourist visits. Stacker compiled a list of the museums in North Dakota on Tripadvisor.

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#30. The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (116 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: Intersection of US Hwy 83 and ND Hwy 200A 2576 8th St SW, Washburn, ND 58577
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#29. Harold Schafer Heritage Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (45 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
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#28. Lake Region Heritage Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 502 4th St NE, Devils Lake, ND 58301-2502
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#27. Prairie Village Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (29 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 102 Highway 2 SW Ste A, Rugby, ND 58368-2424
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#26. Three Affiliated Tribes Museum

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (11 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 404 Frontage Rd, New Town, ND 58763-9404
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#25. Pioneer Trails Regional Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (31 reviews)
- Type of activity: Natural History Museums, History Museums
- Address: 12 1st Ave NE, Bowman, ND 58623-4010
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#24. North American Game Warden Museum

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (8 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 10939 Peace Garden Dr Within the International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND 58329-9481
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#23. Railroad Museum & Magic City Express

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: #19 1st Street NE Look for a snow plow and cabooses outside. If you dont see them look one block east., Minot, ND 58702
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#22. Dickinson State University Art Gallery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries
- Address: 291 Campus Dr, Dickinson, ND 58601-4853
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#21. Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (84 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Educational sites
- Address: 15349 39th Ln NW, Williston, ND 58801-8677
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#20. The Children's Museum at Yunker Farm

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (52 reviews)
- Type of activity: Children's Museums
- Address: 1201 28th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102-1337
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#19. Gateway to Science

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Type of activity: Science Museums
- Address: 1810 Schafer St Ste 1, Bismarck, ND 58501-1218
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#18. Fort Buford State Historic Site

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (67 reviews)
- Type of activity: Military Museums, Historic Sites
- Address: 15349 39th Ln NW, Williston, ND 58801-8677
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#17. North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (117 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 250 Main Street, Medora, ND 58645
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#16. Barnes County Historical Society

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: Central Ave, Valley City, ND 58072
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#15. Prairie Outpost Park

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (10 reviews)
- Type of activity: Science Museums
- Address: 188 Museum Drive, Dickinson, ND 58601
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#14. Stutsman County Memorial Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (20 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 321 3rd Ave SE, Jamestown, ND 58401-4208
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#13. Pioneer Machinery Building

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (7 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 188 Museum Drive, Dickinson, ND 58601
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#12. Frontier Village

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (216 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
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#11. Chateau de Mores State Historic Site

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (183 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 3448 Chateau Road, Medora, ND 58645
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#10. Plains Art Museum

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (89 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: 704 1st Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102-4904
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#9. Ukrainian Cultural Institute

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (14 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 1221 W Villard St, Dickinson, ND 58601-4849
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#8. Dakota Territory Air Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (74 reviews)
- Type of activity: Military Museums, Speciality Museums
- Address: 100 34th Ave NE, Minot, ND 58701-7494
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#7. National Buffalo Museum

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (266 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 500 17th St SW, Jamestown, ND 58401-5433
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#6. Grand Forks County Historical Society Myra Museum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 2405 Belmont Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201-7505
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#5. Dickinson Museum Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (69 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 188 E Museum Dr, Dickinson, ND 58601-4088
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#4. Roger Maris Museum

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (170 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: West Acres Shopping Center 3902 13th Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103
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#3. North Dakota Museum of Art

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (39 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: University of North Dakota, Grand Forks 261 Centennial Drive, Grand Forks, ND 58202-7305
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#2. Fargo Air Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (182 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: 1609 19th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102-1886
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#1. Red River Zoo

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (317 reviews)
- Type of activity: Natural History Museums, Zoos
- Address: 4255 23rd Ave S (near junction of I-94 and I-29), Fargo, ND 58104-8786
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