DINO DAYS in the Field

Watch how the paleontology field crew from Badlands Dinosaur Museum finds and digs up dinosaur bones in the beautiful badlands of Montana! This summer, the museum’s weekly outreach program, Dino Days, aimed to teach kids all about paleontology, geology, and all things dinosaurs. For our last Dino Days of the

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“Captain Hook”: new species of bizarre dinosaur named by Dickinson scientists

New research from Badlands Dinosaur Museum describes a new species of the bizarre alvarezsaurid dinosaurs, called “Trierarchuncus prairiensis” meaning “Captain Hook of the prairie”. Read more on our Press Page…

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Dino Days

Happening all summer long on Fridays and Saturdays. All ages welcome! This drop-in activity is included in the price of admission to the museum. There will not be an activity at the Museum on July 4th since the Museum is closed. We will be participating in the parade downtown. Check

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Dickinson Press: New species provide missing links in evolutionary history of horned dinosaurs

[Jun-11-2020] Badlands Dinosaur Museum’s Denver Fowler, Ph.D., and Dickinson State University’s Elizabeth Freedman Fowler, Ph.D., recently completed research that describes two new transitional species of dinosaur that fills gaps in the lineage of the horned dinosaur Pentaceratops. Read the full story at the Dickinson Press by clicking here

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Museum co-founder Larry League passes away

We are sorry to report that co-founder of the dinosaur museum, Larry League, has passed away at his home in Estes Park, Colorado. Further details can be found by clicking here, in the obituary.  

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Two new species of horned dinosaur named by Dickinson scientists

New research from Badlands Dinosaur Museum describes two new transitional species of horned dinosaur that fill gaps in a fossil lineage stretching across an entire continent, providing clues to an evolutionary split deep in their history. Read more on our Press Page…

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The first draft of history’: how in-depth Press coverage informed a true-crime podcast

‘The first draft of history’: how in-depth Press coverage informed a true-crime podcast In the late 1800s and early 1900s, three linked fatalities occurred on the Western Edge, and The Dickinson Press was there to cover it all in-depth. More than a century later, Dickinson Museum Center Director Bob Fuhrman

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True Crime Dickinson podcast: now streamable

Historical crimes from our corner of North Dakota! In this new series of video podcasts, Museum Director Bob Fuhrman regales us with stories gleaned from his research into crime during early days of North Dakota. Due to the recent popularity of ‘true crime’ podcasts, we thought we’d try this out

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New Video Podcasts showcase Dickinson’s True Crime history

True Crime Dickinson: Cowboy shootout at McGillivray corner Local podcast sheds light on Dickinson’s wild west past Read the rest of the story at The Dickinson Press …

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