The Badlands Dinosaur Museum Houses The Largest Collection Of Real Dinosaur Fossils In North Dakota
Did you know that the North Dakota badlands are a hot spot for dinosaur fossils? People from all over the world have come to the western half of the state to look for skulls, bones, and other fossils of prehistoric creatures. Some amazing discoveries have even been unearthed in this state. You can experience viewing these fossils in person – and learning about the dinosaurs that roamed this area – at the Badlands Dinosaur Museum, the only one of its kind in the state.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
The Badlands Dinosaur Museum is part of the Dickinson Museum Center. You can learn more about the museum, its ticket information, and more by visiting this website.
Did you know that North Dakota is also home to one of the last remaining and largest petrified forests? You can take a trail through it yourself – learn more about these prehistoric trees in North Dakota here!
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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