• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park at Minot
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Double Pony Truss Bridge
  • Places to Visit: Winner - "Chateau de Mores," Meredith Jo Ehli, Bismarck
  • International Welcome
  • North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum
  • Fort Mandan

History & Culture

From Jurassic to pioneer days, North Dakota is home to a variety of history and culture. Dig for dinosaur bones, walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, learn about Native American traditions or see the struggles of early settlers. Becoming legendary doesn’t happen overnight. Here’s our story. Click here for more Historical and Cultural attractions and activities in  North Dakota.

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  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Theodore Roosevelt's first ranch cabin built in 1883-1884 after he arrived in Dakota Territory...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Buffalo
    Calvary Episcopal Chapel was listed on the National Register of Historic Properties in 1996 and...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Native American village site has a self-guided tour of the grounds and earthlodge depressions and...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Fort Buford State Historic Site preserves remnants of a vital frontier plains military post...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Follow the Jamestown Talking Trail, an interactive self-guided audio tour consisting of about 70...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Do the best you can with what you have, where you are. No one can do more. No one should do less....
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Cooperative gallery of North Dakota and Minnesota artists, showing original art in a variety of...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Ellendale
    This marvelous structure is being restored to its once glorious use as a theater for traveling...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    Museum is dedicated to the railroad history and culture that established many of the state's...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Kulm
    Whitestone Hill State Historic Site is a place of remembrance for the 100 to 300 people who were...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    Renowned for its amazing acoustics, the Fritz offers an array of national entertainment including...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Come join us for a nine-mile railroad trip along the Heart River to Fort Lincoln State Park. One...