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Harold Schafer Heritage Center

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Nice Museum Honors Medora Supporter

After spending most of the day in the park, we stopped late afternoon to see this free museum... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
RetiredTravelerTN
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Nashville, Tennessee
Why Medora is here today

Harold Schafer is "Why Medora is here today." Harold Schafer spent his own time, talent, and... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Thor1412
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Horace, North Dakota
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335 4th Street, Medora, ND
+1 701-623-4444
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

After spending most of the day in the park, we stopped late afternoon to see this free museum devoted to the life of Harold Schafer, a man who devoted time, energy, and money to revitalizing the town of Medora. Those in our age category may...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Harold Schafer is "Why Medora is here today." Harold Schafer spent his own time, talent, and treasure to build up Medora to what it is today. People need to know the inspirational story behind this man. This heritage center is a museum dedicated to Harold...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

There is a great 23 minute video that explains Harold and his life and interest in Medora. The center is free and has some great exhibits. (Also nice bathrooms and water faucets!) The volunteers who work there can answer a lot of questions and have...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank dakota76
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Lots of information about the man and his family that made Madora what it is today. Lots of displays.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank mnlakegirl185
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a must for anyone in Medora. It shows the man that turned it into the place it is today. Lots of history of ND that most people do not know.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank spederson73
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This place was open and there were no other visitors when we walked through. I wasn't expecting anything when we visited but it turned out to be pretty interesting. It takes no time at all to go through.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank M7980SNstephenr
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Mr Bubble, was the whim invention of a very successful businessman. The video was informative and inspiring--an American success story. Loved the "What's my Line?" video showing Mr Schafer's appearance. Also, it explains why Medora, is Medora, he pumped a lot of cash into his...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank dixiedually
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I enjoyed my visit to the Harold Schafer Heritage Center. You start out with a 23 minute video about Harold and his wife. Then you view the history of the company he started and all the products that were developed and sold. The most famous...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few places that actually explains what happened in Medora. The interior is a professional museum set-up. Harold Schaeffer is interesting, and his history is explained well. I enjoyed learning about the history of his company and products. I did watch...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank kk j
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I've been here many times and brought my 2 granddaughters this time. It seemed as though some of the things that used to be here were missing, but maybe I've just been here too many times. My granddaughters seemed rather uninterested, so we didn't stay...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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