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Harold Schafer Heritage Center

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Nice Museum Honors Medora Supporter

After spending most of the day in the park, we stopped late afternoon to see this free museum... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
RetiredTravelerTN
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Nashville, TN
Why Medora is here today

Harold Schafer is "Why Medora is here today." Harold Schafer spent his own time, talent, and... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2018
Thor1412
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Horace, North Dakota
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335 4th Street, Medora, ND
+1 701-623-4444
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

After spending most of the day in the park, we stopped late afternoon to see this free museum devoted to the life of Harold Schafer, a man who devoted time, energy, and money to revitalizing the town of Medora. Those in our age category may...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Harold Schafer is "Why Medora is here today." Harold Schafer spent his own time, talent, and treasure to build up Medora to what it is today. People need to know the inspirational story behind this man. This heritage center is a museum dedicated to Harold...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

There is a great 23 minute video that explains Harold and his life and interest in Medora. The center is free and has some great exhibits. (Also nice bathrooms and water faucets!) The volunteers who work there can answer a lot of questions and have...More

2  Thank dakota76
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Lots of information about the man and his family that made Madora what it is today. Lots of displays.

1  Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is a must for anyone in Medora. It shows the man that turned it into the place it is today. Lots of history of ND that most people do not know.

1  Thank StevenP1809
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This place was open and there were no other visitors when we walked through. I wasn't expecting anything when we visited but it turned out to be pretty interesting. It takes no time at all to go through.

1  Thank Stephen R
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Mr Bubble, was the whim invention of a very successful businessman. The video was informative and inspiring--an American success story. Loved the "What's my Line?" video showing Mr Schafer's appearance. Also, it explains why Medora, is Medora, he pumped a lot of cash into his...More

2  Thank dixiedually
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I enjoyed my visit to the Harold Schafer Heritage Center. You start out with a 23 minute video about Harold and his wife. Then you view the history of the company he started and all the products that were developed and sold. The most famous...More

2  Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few places that actually explains what happened in Medora. The interior is a professional museum set-up. Harold Schaeffer is interesting, and his history is explained well. I enjoyed learning about the history of his company and products. I did watch...More

1  Thank kk j
Reviewed August 12, 2016

I've been here many times and brought my 2 granddaughters this time. It seemed as though some of the things that used to be here were missing, but maybe I've just been here too many times. My granddaughters seemed rather uninterested, so we didn't stay...More

1  Thank RedHawksFan
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