• Rosebud
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Plane at Fargo Air Museum
  • Danish Mill
  • P-51 Mustang at Fargo Air Museum
  • Capital A'Fair
  • Fort Union
  • New Town Earthlodge Village
  • Custer House
  • Standing Rock State Historic Site
  • 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.

Events
Featured Events
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 05, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016
    Jamestown
    Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Jul 21, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016
    Grand Forks
    A sense of the local is central to Nancy Friese's work, which documents places and events that...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016
    Belcourt
    Fifth Annual KeplinFest features the Metis/Michif traditional music/dance festival. It is two...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Aug 06, 2016 - Aug 06, 2016
    Jamestown
    Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3 p.m....
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Cooperstown
    The new Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site consists of two sites telling the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. The South Unit includes a scenic loop drive, wildlife...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    This 26-room, two-story frame building was built in 1883 as the summer residence of the Marquis...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    An active military fort from 1872-1877, Fort Seward now houses an interpretive center displaying...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    The On-A-Slant Indian Village is a 400-year-old Mandan Indian Village, which thrived for 200...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Fort Yates
    Visitors are welcome to travel the Standing Rock National Native American Scenic Byway. Grand...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    Centerpiece of the center is dinosaur museum featuring 11 full-scale dinosaur skeletons inside...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...