North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, Medora

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The 15,000 square feet of facility space tell the exciting story of the plains horse culture, a way of life unique to the world. It is interpreted through the horse culture with stops along the Native American, Ranching and Rodeo trail and is alive with presentations.

The centerpiece of the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame is the Hall of Honorees, honoring the men, women, animals and events that have made extraordinary contributions to the horse culture and western lifestyle of North Dakota and the Great Plains. The inductees are selected annually by the Trustees of the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Honorees is comprised of Inductees in the rotating categories of: Leaders of Rodeo and Ranching; Pre-1940s Rodeo; Modern-Day Rodeo; Pre-1940s Ranching; Modern-Day Ranching; Ranch; Western Arts & Entertainment; Great Westerner; Cowboy Long Rider; Rodeo Producer and Livestock; Special Achievement; and, Legacy divisions. Nominees must be at least 50 years old or deceased.

The 5,000 square foot patio is perfect for summer weddings, meetings, reunions, dinners and dances. Catering is also available for the upstairs meeting rooms, which hold up to 100 for a meeting, banquet or seminar. As you will see, the conference rooms have the most beautiful view in North Dakota.
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  • We visited this museum over the weekend. It was a very interesting overview of the history of western North Dakota, the badlands, and cowboys! I loved the panoramas depicting Native American cultures ...  more »
  • This museum is very well done. Has many points of interest regarding Native Americans, bison, the settling of the west, Theodore Roosevelt, noteworthy Cowboys. Was pleased to see that there were femal...  more »
  • Fun little place to visit. Really enjoyed the art work, statues, and the Winchester rifles. Great stop.  more »
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  • This place is right at the beginning of the Northern Bad Lands... T.Rosevelt State Park. Real nice. Real nice lady.
  • Great museum. Wish we had more time to visit.
  • A beautiful treasure in the ND Badlands in Medora! A must see when you are there for a visit. Thanks Rick for your hospitality!
  • A great place to learn about the history of the western way of life in our state. Also a great place to book an event!
  • A nice museum to visit if you enjoy the history of cowboys and if you don't it's still enjoyable. Price of admission is good. Friendly staff. Two floors of various items with elevator access.

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