Dunn County Historical Museum

47.354946, -102.623037

Machinery Building Display
Church Display
One Room Schoolhouse
Machinery Building Display
Railroad Diorama
Knife River Flint Display
Dunn County Newspapers
Quilts & Irons, Seamstress Shop
Veteran's Monument
153 Museum Trail,
Dunn Center ND 58626
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Local history museum showcasing authentic memorabilia and agricultural equipment from the homesteading era through mid-1960s. New for 2021: Complete bound collection of Dunn County newspapers from 1915-201 available for research and enjoyment in our library. Special On - Loan Exhibit: Restored military escort wagon; few on display anywhere in the US. Sibley stove, portable forge, Army tack, etc. accompanies the wagon. Main museum building with Knife River flint, music room, kitchen and railroad displays, dressmaker's shop, barber shop, toys, dolls, local church history and models, photographs, Dunn County business memorabilia, oral history collection, research books and much more. Western Room with antique car, tools, buggies, saddles, chuckwagon, barbed wire, Hutmacher complex replica. Machinery Building with tractors, implements, fire trucks, wrecker, REA cart, REC truck. Courtyard with Dunn County Veteran's Monument. Outbuildings include fully furnished one-room schoolhouse, restored Manning Bank and Post Office, log cabin and homesteader's shack. Families welcome; scavenger hunt for kids. Visit our website at www.dunncountymuseum.org or call 701-548-8111 for info on exhibits.

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday : 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday : 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday : 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday : 10:00am - 4:00pm

All Features

  • Guided Tours
  • Self-Guided Tours
  • Dates of Operation
    May 27 - Sept 6, Thurs - Sun. 10AM - 4PM MT
Cost of Admission
  • Admission
    $5/adult; 14 & under, and members, FREE! Discount for schools and nursing home/assisted living groups.
General Information
  • Hours of Operation
    May 27 -Sept. 6: Thursday-Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., MT. Visits may be arranged at other times by calling ahead, please.
Guest Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Countryside