• Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Ukrainian Festival
  • Earthlodge Village
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Rodeo
  • Fort Union
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Fort Ransom State Park
  • Chan SanSan Scenic Backway
  • 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
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    May 23, 2016 - Jul 13, 2016
    Grand Forks
    Rick Bartow was a major American painter and member of the Wiyot Tribe of Northern California....
  • 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...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jul 02, 2016 - Jul 02, 2016
    Beach
    Shakespeare in the Parks celebrates its 44th season with Richard III. Grab a blanket, pack a...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jul 08, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016
    Rolette
    The Ryan Keplin Summer Fest is an outdoor festival held annually the second weekend of July...
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Our Planes Fly! Blue skies prevail year round at the Fargo Air Museum, a premier flying museum in...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    This 26-room, two-story frame building was built in 1883 as the summer residence of the Marquis...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minnewaukan
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, this museum has exhibits of pioneer artifacts,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. The South Unit includes a scenic loop drive, wildlife...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Fort Yates
    Visitors are welcome to travel the Standing Rock National Native American Scenic Byway. Grand...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fort Totten
    The Fort Totten State Historic Site got its start in 1867 when soldiers built a log structure...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hatton
    Boyhood Home of Carl Ben Eielson, World renowned pioneer aviator, original furnishings, pioneer...