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National Buffalo Museum

500 17th St SW, Jamestown, ND 58401-5433
+1 701-252-8648
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Just Okay . . .

It's an older, dated museum, but if you'd like to know more about the American Buffalo, there's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cedar City, Utah
Buffalo and fall colors

Big Buffalo. Easy to get to and take pictures of the view. Nice to stretch the legs here. We were... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
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500 17th St SW, Jamestown, ND 58401-5433
+1 701-252-8648
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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.

Thank bbqkeith48
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Worth a quick stop to get a picture with the largest bison statue, learn a little about bison, and visit the nearby Frontier Village. It is very hard to see the herd of wild buffalo (you'll have better luck at SD Custer State Park and...More

Thank enstrim
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I had only allotted enough time to see the World's Largest Buffalo and didn't realize there was more there. A very nice local police officer took our family photo with the Buffalo. There were a number of little shops it would have been nice to...More

Thank Erika K
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We were only planning on seeing the white buffalo and then moving on to our next destination, but once our teenage girls saw the frontier village, we all decided to explore. Since there wasn't an admission charge, it was worth the couple hours that we...More

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Just a few minutes off the I-94, in the smalltown of Jamestown, the Buffalo Museum is well signposted and easy to find. We parked just inside the Entrance of the Frontier Village Railway Station and walked down to the Museum. Parking is free, there is...More

Thank bryonia2015
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