National Buffalo Museum

National Buffalo Museum

National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown North Dakota


Journey through the history and the significance of the bison (American buffalo) with the interpretive panels, artifacts and original artwork on display. The highlight of their exhibits is the herd of live bison that roam the land next to the museum. This herd includes a rare white buffalo, Dakota Miracle.

The Prairie Winds Gift Shop, located in the museum, highlights locally-made and buffalo-themed souvenirs. No admission fee is necessary to go into the gift shop.


Map of the National Buffalo and white buffalo area in Jamestown, ND



  • Summer (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend)
    • 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM everyday
  • Rest of Year (Labor Day to Memorial Day)
    • Weekdays 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM


  • $8 for adults
  • $6 for seniors or AAA members
  • $6 for kids (6-14)
  • FREE kids 5 and under
  • Group rates available (contact the museum)



Located through the gates of the Frontier Village at 500 17th St. SE in Jamestown, ND. The World's Largest Buffalo Monument and live buffalo herd are in the area as well. 



1-800-801-1511 or 701-252-8648


Looking for more?

White BuffaloLearn about the significance of Dakota Miracle.


Stutsman County Memorial MuseumDig deeper into the history of the pioneers in the area at the Stutsman County Memorial Museum


Fort SewardDiscover more about the history of the railroad and the veterans of the area at Fort Seward


Additionally, The Arts Center showcases exhibits mainly by local and regional artisits. They also feature music performances and plays throughout the years. Discover The Arts Center.