Dickinson: Attractions and more...
Dakota Dinosaur Museum
Full size replicas of dinosaurs can be seen in the Dakota Dinosaur Museum. This building displays specimens that have been excavated in this region. It is managed as a completely non-profit organization by volunteers.
The museum is spread over an area of 1,240 square meters. A majority of the artifacts were donated by Alice and Larry League. The replicas were manufactured by a company in Utah and artists from North Dakota and Texas contributed to this cause. In 1987, this museum was proposed and in 1994 it was made open to the public.
Dickinson Museum Center
The Dickinson Museum Center is spread over a park of area 12 acres and comprises of several buildings. It is run partially by many non-profit organizations. Joachim Museum is the main museum building where many history and art exhibits are displayed.
There is also the Osborn Reading and Research Room. This museum is associated with a non-profit organization called as the Southwest North Dakota Museum Foundation. Towards the east of the museum is a park where five reproduction buildings and five historic buildings exist.
The reproduced buildings comprise of a blacksmith shop, a Scandinavian Stabbur, a Czech town hall, an ethnic German-Russian stone house and a print shop. The historic buildings consist of a school, church, general store, train depot and a house.