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Camp Hancock State Historic Site

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Nice, but not a lot here

I stopped by while walking along the street. I wasn't looking for it. It you like trains, weather... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Joseph M
East Sandwich, Massachusetts
Very enjoyable

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

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Fort Collins, Colorado
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24 Sep 2018
“Nice, but not a lot here”
19 Jun 2018
“Very enjoyable”
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612 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505-0612
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

I stopped by while walking along the street. I wasn't looking for it. It you like trains, weather bureau history, old churches, or old military posts, its worth stopping if you are in the area. I won't travel here to see it. Nice piece of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 20 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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!

Date of experience: June 2017
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!

Date of experience: February 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: April 2016
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.

Date of experience: September 2015
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 BlueDevilOKC
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.

Date of experience: July 2013
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

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Terry K
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