FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2014
Contact: Jeff Blanchard
PEMBINA – Get an early start on Halloween by visiting the Pembina State Museum on Saturday, October 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. The day’s events will feature children’s Halloween activities, games, and crafts. Costumes are welcome, but not required. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Two of the Pembina State Museum’s unique features are a seven-story observation tower offering visitors a spectacular view of the Red River Valley, and a Travel Information Center that informs and directs tourists to statewide locations and activities. A permanent exhibit gallery features 100 million years of regional history from the Cretaceous Period to contemporary times. An additional gallery houses temporary and traveling exhibits highlighting regional and state history.
The Pembina State Museum is located off Exit 215 on I-29 at Pembina, ND. Admission to the museum is free. The only charge is for the observation tower – $2.00 for adults over 18, $.50 for youth 13-18, and free for children under 12. The museum is open year-round, closed only on New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
For more information, call the Pembina State Museum at 701.825.6840 or visit the State Historical Society of North Dakota’s website at history.nd.gov.
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612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
State Museum and Store: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F; Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
We are closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
We will also be closed on Christmas Eve this year.
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