Beulah, North Dakota: Helmuth Pfennig Wildlife Museum

Mounted and stuffed wildlife -- 175 creatures. Bears, goats, zebras -- it seems as if Helmuth hunted them all.

Address:
1313 Hwy 49 N., Beulah, ND
Directions:
Northwest edge of town. On the west side of Hwy 49 between 16th and 12th Sts NW, just north of the Barbot Seibel Funeral Home.
Hours:
Summer M-F. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
701-873-4889
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Helmuth Pfennig Wildlife Museum

The Helmuth Pfennig Wildlife Museum. Helmuth is an interesting character, a farmer-made-good who likes to run all over the world hunting things (though at least one person told me it's likely his guide had to do the shooting... *I* don't know!). He has stuff ranging from mountain goats to zebras to an 8' bear to more ordinary things mounted and hung, some in semi-realistic settings; and a few, er, unusual items such as canes made of elephant... um... reproductive organs. (Sigh.)

[Anna, 04/07/1998]

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