JOB: SEASONAL PALEONTOLOGY ASSISTANT

SEASONAL POSITION – MUSEUM PALEONTOLOGY ASSISTANT As part of its summer programming, Dickinson Museum Center is seeking a seasonal paleontology assistant for the 2020 summer tourist season, starting in mid-late May or early June (flexible), and lasting up to 12 weeks. POSITION SUMMARY: The seasonal paleontologist is a position that

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Who Stamped on Larry the Triceratops’ Tail?

Who stamped on Larry the Triceratops‘ tail? A new study, published January 7th, from Badlands Dinosaur Museum in Dickinson, ND, describes a Triceratops that suffered an accident which left it with a permanently disfigured tail. Read more on our Press Page…

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Dickinson tourism sees big increase in visitor numbers

DICKINSON, N.D. – The Dickinson Conventions and Visitors Bureau says they’ve seen a dramatic improvement in tourism numbers from 2018 to 2019. The Badlands Museum saw a 14 percent increase in visitors from last year; 18 percent during the peak visiting months of June, July, and August. Read more at

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FREE EVENT: Annual Field Report (Nov 4th)

ANNUAL DINOSAUR FIELD REPORT (Nov 4th 5.30-8pm): Dr. Denver Fowler and Dr. Liz Freedman Fowler present the latest discoveries from our summer fieldwork digging dinosaurs, and the latest news from Badlands Dinosaur Museum. (FREE ENTRY & REFRESHMENTS) 5:00 – 5:30pm – Refreshments (Dickinson Library) 5:30 – 6:30pm – Public Presentation

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FREE EVENT: Dino Chat

As part of our forthcoming symposium, “Cretaceous and Beyond” there will be a free public event. Meet with our panel of paleontology experts, learn a little about their research, and fire away with any questions you have about dinosaurs, fossils… who knows where the discussion will take us? Saturday 14th

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Elmer Thompson: The Inventor To Open at Dickinson Museum Center

Elmer Thompson: The Inventor To Open at Dickinson Museum Center The North Dakota Museum of Art, in collaboration with the Dickinson Museum Center, is pleased to announce the opening of Elmer Thompson: The Inventor on September 3rd 2019. There will be a FREE opening reception on September 3rd from 6:00

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Dinosaur Art Week, June 17-21

To celebrate National Art Day (17th June) we’re running dinosaur art activities every afternoon at Badlands Dinosaur Museum. We will have a range of activities including casting a dinosaur tooth, and painting on a real piece of a plaster field jacket (that contained one of our dinosaur fossils!). Prior booking

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ND Traveling Student Art Show On Display Now

The North Dakota Juried Student Art Show for 2017-2018 opens March 1st and features a variety of artwork from students in grades K-12. This exhibit has traveled all around the state and is making its last stop at the Dickinson Museum Center. Come in to view it through April 15th

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Interview with I Know Dino podcast

Before Christmas, Badlands Dinosaur Museum curator Denver Fowler and DSU prof. Liz Freedman Fowler were interviewed by the dinosaur podcast “I Know Dino”. The interview is now online and can be streamed (free) at the link below. Our interview starts at 20m40s. We talk about some of our recent discoveries

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