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Camp Hancock State Historic Site

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Very enjoyable

We really enjoyed this small museum and collection. It's free and you can spend as little or as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SteveMirn
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Not much to do here but nice to look at

There really isn't much to review on this. Its a great little spot in the middle of town. If you... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
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3 weeks ago
“Very enjoyable”
17 Jun 2017
“Gem of a find for History Buffs”
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612 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505-0612
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this small museum and collection. It's free and you can spend as little or as much time as you like. It doesn't take very long to view everything.

Thank SteveMirn
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Very interesting tours of Indian village, a house that Mustard lived, barracks that they used at the time. Both tours $7 great value!

1  Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 1 June 2017

There really isn't much to review on this. Its a great little spot in the middle of town. If you are really into historic sites then stop by here!

1  Thank myblessings
Reviewed 14 August 2016

It's free admission and interesting history. There is a volunteer who seems to know a lot the area and is very friendly and helpful with answering your questions.

1  Thank Dogpilot
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This site has been self-guided every time I have visited. It has an old steam locomotive, a carpenter-Gothic-style church that has been moved in, and the old weather bureau building, which I believe was a former officer's quarters at the fort. The church is still...More

Thank MundaneTraveler
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The premises house several historical buildings from different eras in the town's history, and it is a free historical attraction in Bismarck. Park nearby, come here and read the info plaques, and go have a cup of coffee at a nearby downtown cafe.

2  Thank McFliege
Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

The most fascinating aspect of this site is the outside map showing all of the buildings that no longer sit on the site. The site could certainly benefit from additional effort to explain these buildings and their purposes, perhaps through a short trail across the...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Enjoyed the do-it-yourself, free tour reading the placards. History abounded in the early settlement of Bismarck: the Northern Pacific Locomotive #2164, the Weather Station and the first non-Catholic church. A free museum inside the weather station.

1  Thank Pegasus7755
Reviewed 12 November 2012

If you like History, and get a feel of stepping back in time, take a moment to drive out to the south of mandan and learn and walk in the footsteps of the mandan indians as well as custers forts....good deal

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Pros: Interesting history of the first settlement in the Bismarck area, with plenty of weather history as the site was used by the National Weather Service for around 45 years. Cons: Small, musty, and not run by anyone. Just walk in and read the signs....More

2  Thank RoapTripper3081
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