• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site
  • Norwegian dancers
  • Fun with Family and Friends: Winner - "Graciously Guided: A Living History Lesson," Wendy Fix, Bismarck
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Fort Lincoln Trolley
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Fort Buford
  • 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
    Almont
    SIMS EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH is rich with history resonating within its walls. Scandinavian...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Reynolds
    The Community Veterans' Park is right next to the Reynolds City Park on Main Street. In the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hebron
    Few history buffs are aware of this unused structure that once stood proudly and expectantly to...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Warwick
    Eastbay Campground offers seasonal and overnight camping for RVs and tents, bait shop/convenience...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Buffalo
    One hundred year old, charming 2-story brick school listed on the National Register of Historic...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    The Buffalo Trails Museum is located in Williams County in northwestern North Dakota. The museum...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    Valley City was founded in 1872 with the name of Second Crossing of the Sheyenne when the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    The Scot Wood Motel has 24 rooms (1 is handicap accessible with a large "shower only" so...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Drayton
    Historic church built in 1906 from Drayton brick, also many stained glass windows. Listed on...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Follow the Jamestown Talking Trail, an interactive self-guided audio tour consisting of about 70...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    The Dickinson State University Art Gallery is located in Klinefelter Hall. The gallery provides...