Blaine County Museum
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|Facility:||Blaine County Museum|
|Description:||Extensive exhibits tell the story of the Nez Perce Indians, the pioneer days of the cowboy, the hardships of the homestead era, and follow Blaine County through two World Wars. Reconstructions feature strongly in the museum, with an early church, school rooms, country dentist and doctors offices, complete with "torture tools," and even a reconstructed, "Tar paper" homestead, with period furnishings, on displays inside the museum.
The Blaine County Museumís Paleontology Department displays a dozen Judith River Formation exhibits including Hadrosaur, Gorgosaurus, and Ankylosaurus fossils from the area. Remains of gigantic marine reptiles Mosasaur and Plesiosaur are featured, along with invertebrates from the areaís ancient ocean (75-500 million years past). In the Look, Touch, and Wonder room guests can handle fossils of sea creatures, plants, and dinosaurs that roamed this area millions of years ago.
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|Address 1:||501 Indiana Street|
|V I S I T I N G I N F O|
|Hours:||Memorial Day Ė Labor Day
Monday through Saturday 8-12 & 1-5, Sunday 12-5
May & September Monday thru Friday 8-12 and 1-5.
Hours are reduced off season to Monday thru Friday 1-5.
September through May hours vary, call or check the website.
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