• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Best of Show and People Category: Winner - "Watching the Sunset at Double Ditch," Nick Hornbacher, 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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Events
Featured Events
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    May 31, 2019 - Sep 07, 2019
    Medora
    Performed live and outside, under the Badlands sky in the 2,900-seat Burning Hills Amphitheatre,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Aug 10, 2019 - Sep 07, 2019
    Medora
    History Alive! programs explore the lives and times of local residents from decades gone by,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Aug 14, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019
    Bismarck
    The Boeing B-29 Superfortress, FIFI, will land at Bismarck Municipal Airport, Bismarck, ND. The...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Aug 17, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019
    Bismarck
    The little old town that never was, but is today, celebrates 27 years....
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    You are invited to experience Lake Sakakawea's famous walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass and...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Stanley
    The Sibyl Center is named for Sibyl McDonald, a piano teacher that taught virtually hundreds of ...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Carrington
    Built in 1907, the Putnam House is an American Foursquare built by Thomas Putnam, an early...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Kenmare
    As its name suggests, the 13-mile Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Scenic Backway in northwest...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    The Rosebud Visitor Center is the gateway to the Sheyenne River Valley. You will learn the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Lisbon
    Glance through the Lisbon Opera House website to see what we are all about. Our goal is to...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Northwood
    Museum features displays from the early days in and around the Northwood community.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Napoleon
    Historic buildings include a school house, first house in Logan County, church, blacksmith shop...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    The Guardhouse Interpretive Center was reconstructed to tell the story of the frontier military...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fessenden
    Rural schoolhouse, antique machinery displays, manyother historical items.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    Located at North Country Marine. This mini-museum is home to a variety of artifacts and...