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Had to Stop- Another Free Black Hills attraction

I didn't ask any questions; didn't want to know why! At a Mobile station just off I-90 a taxidermy bonanza of wildlife both exotic and common. Lions, an elephant, boar, prairie... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Pat B
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River Falls, Wisconsin
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we stopped by on April 5th we learned that the gas station had been sold and that the new owners were not keeping the exhibit. The doors were locked and they were prepping to take everything out.

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1 Thank Waukesha_Bob
Ojai, California, United States
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

All I can say is that I sincerely hope no one judges Americans based on this sick exhibit. This is a sincere and heartfelt tribute to Big Game hunting. They make no effort to hide their sincere goals for getting "rare" and "endangered" game. So they can be preserved for eternity. Dead. Some day we will all be ashamed that... More 

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2 Thank Rachel W
Union
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a small museum inside of a gas station. It takes about 5 minutes to walk through it. Its neat, but not really a big deal. My son liked it when he was little, but now he says oh wow and then walks by.

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Thank Nichole N
River Falls, Wisconsin
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112 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I didn't ask any questions; didn't want to know why! At a Mobile station just off I-90 a taxidermy bonanza of wildlife both exotic and common. Lions, an elephant, boar, prairie dog and many, many other examples. 15 minutes - tops!

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3 Thank Pat B
Ste. Genevieve
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Amazing display of a large variety of wildlife including many exotic animals. The exhibit is free. The quality of the taxidermy is wonderful. I'm sure this brings a lot of customers in to the attached gas station and quick shop, and rightly so. They also serve a great breakfast burrito!

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2 Thank vickis650
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My 12 year-old son loooooved this place. We stumbled upon it at 10 pm on our way to our campsite when we stopped to refuel and he talked about it the rest of our trip. I felt a bit bothered by some of the endangered animals that were on display because they were hunted by one family. That was sad.

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Thank Dana S
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

A lot of cool animals to see. Inside a gas station. might as well fill up, and check this place out.

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Thank Mark L
Omaha, Nebraska
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This place is great!!! It's free and they have a lot of great animals to look at. This place is great to stop and stretch your legs! Very clean restrooms, friendly staff, and a variety of foods and drinks to choose from. We don't just stop here, we make this part of our trip!

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Thank Tiffany C
Devils Tower, Wyoming
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90 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Yes, its NOT what You might see at any other Gas Station. Inside this one is an Amazing Display of Exotic Taxidermy. If You are NOT into Finely Mounted and Preserved Animals, this is NOT for You. However if You WANT to see some Gloriously Postured and Preserved Animals, from Around the World. This is the place to take a... More 

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Thank Wyomingpianoman
Boise, Idaho
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79 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Definitely make a stop here for gas & clean restrooms. The museum is connected to the gas station, so you can take an extra 10-15 min to walk through and see all the real taxidermied animals--for free! My kids & I loved this stop.

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