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Billings County Court House Museum

301 5th Street, Medora, ND 58645
+1 701-623-4829
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More than meets the eye.

Didn't think much was inside but was pleasantly surprised, between the courtroom and judges office... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Linda F
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Jermyn
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Admission is only $3 so well worth going for a look. Informative and always nice to get a better... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
SydneyJim56
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Green Point, Australia
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“old jail” (3 reviews)
“courtroom” (5 reviews)
“wire” (2 reviews)
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301 5th Street, Medora, ND 58645
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+1 701-623-4829
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Didn't think much was inside but was pleasantly surprised, between the courtroom and judges office upstairs, to the jail and other displays downstairs. Plus the price is very reasonable.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Admission is only $3 so well worth going for a look. Informative and always nice to get a better feel for an area's history.

Thank SydneyJim56
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This Museum is very quaint and has lots in it. The history of barb wire is even included. It has an old jail cell and lots of wanted posters. We found a poster of someone involved in a bombing from the town we live in...More

1  Thank Sharla M
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a relatively small museum that highlights the history of Medora and the surrounding county. The museum is located in the old Billings County Courthouse building.

1  Thank GWR757
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stopped here and paid the $3 admission. Spent about an hour going through the exhibits. There were exhibits on military and law enforcement, Ukrainian history plus several more. I spent about an hour here and enjoyed my visit. If you have an hour or so...More

1  Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a nice place to stop if you have an hour to spare in Medora. The admission price is reasonable. The kids liked all the military displays, the old jail, and the courthouse. There is an extensive barbed wire fence display.

1  Thank amy m
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a great little hidden gem in the city of Medora. Lots of cool artifacts. The courtroom is located upstairs and the jail and city offices are on the bottom floor. Allow about 1 hour to view the whole museum. I think the cost...More

1  Thank karenmsu97
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The Billings County Court House Museum isn’t a top tier museum in the regional context, nor does it claim to be. However, it has interesting exhibits and very low admission fees. Considering the other attractions in/near Medora, this would be a secondary or rainy day...More

1  Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Great place with interesting local history and relics. It was nice to learn about this area and I really liked seeing the old guns and the barb wire exhibit was cool as well.

Thank DroolieK
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We had just left the Harold Schafer Heritage Center (which was free) and had to pay $3 to tour this building............while interesting pieces are there - it's small. Granted $3 is not a large amount to pay but I would not go there again.

2  Thank MisterBrick
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