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Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center

15349 39th Ln NW, Williston, ND 58801-8677
+1 701-572-9034
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A historical center to be proud of. There are two extremely informative exhibits. One gives the... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Darin J
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Not what we expected

Where the 2 rivers met was not deep and rushing water as we expected. The center was nice though... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
AdventurousJanis
,
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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This center tells the story of the confluence of these two rivers.
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15349 39th Ln NW, Williston, ND 58801-8677
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+1 701-572-9034
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

A historical center to be proud of. There are two extremely informative exhibits. One gives the history of the Missouri Yellowstone confluence and the other discusses the rural electrical coop timeline in North Dakota. I recommend this for anyone that has an interest in local...More

Thank Darin J
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Where the 2 rivers met was not deep and rushing water as we expected. The center was nice though and had a nice gift shop. It was nice walking around by the river and reading the signs.

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

If you are in the area of Fort Buford, don't miss the Interpretive Center. There is a lot of history to absorb in the visitor center, and the stroll along the river is a chance to see a bit of wildlife. Worth spending a couple...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

The museum, book store and visitor center is only part of the goodness here. The walk along the confluence will give you an idea of what cross-country travel was like for hundreds of years. Trapper, settlers and rancher's stories of the region include mentions of...More

Thank Beautiful_Badlands
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Wanted to see just were the Yellowstone and Missouri met as we had followed the Yellowstone all the way from Yellowstone National Park down thru the state of Montana and along the way the Tongue,Powder,Rosebud and various other creeks and streams joined it to become...More

Thank Monica58860
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

This Interprtive Center is small and modern with great information from the area. The section on how electrical energy was brought to the area was excellent. We also saw an interesting video on Fort Buford, where Sitting Bull surrendered. The other exhibit area has a...More

Thank J-W
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Staff at visitor center very friendly and informative. We visited on a dreary cold day so not eager to walk the path. On a nice day, this would be a great day lace to visit: view of the rivers, beautiful flowers, great picnic area, informative...More

Thank Karin Q
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

The site is right on the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers. Part of the exhibits are on electrical energy reaching that part of the Dakotas. There are some old appliances, radios etc that were used at the time. The exhibits on the river...More

Thank MrsPickle
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This place is pretty neat, they do a Easter egg hunt every year for the kids. Inside the interpretive center are some cool artifacts and history. Also a beautiful area where the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers meet.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

This place is so cool! I love going here it bring back the child in me I love to go look at artifacts that they have on display. It is definitely a place you have to go see if you love history and learning about...More

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