The Roger Maris Museum, Fargo
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
The Roger Maris Museum is a museum located in the West Acres Shopping Center in Fargo, North Dakota. Dedicated in 1984, it is a permanent shrine to Roger Maris' career and life, centering on the 1961 season in which Maris hit a then-record 61 home runs. The museum is open during mall hours and charges no admission.Put The Roger Maris Museum and other Fargo attractions into our Fargo tour planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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This is a great place it is located in our mall so it's easy and convenient to get to. All are able to enjoy since there is no admission fee. There is a video that tells his life story.
I wanted to check this out, we went and when I first seen it I thought "that's it?" until I actually went and looked at all there was to see. I loved it, lots of memories and mementos. Shows a lot of ... read more »
This museum is in a mall, so I didn't expect much. My husband wanted to see it, so we went. As we were reading the exhibits, one that caught my eye was that Roger Maris wanted the museum to be a place... read more »
Thomas Jay Benjamin
Neat little museum as a hallway in the mall. Some cool local history even for the non-baseball fans.
If you're a baseball fan and have the time this is a worthwhile stop. If you've seen "61" or happen to be a fan of Roger even more so. This is a little piece of Cooperstown far from New York where you can see some classic baseball items from Maris' career: awards, uniforms and watch a short biography of his career. Whatever the case it is easy in, easy out and won't take much time.
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