• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Fort Buford State Historic Site
  • Turtle Mountains
  • Norsk Hostfest Craftsman
  • Ceremonial dancers add color and flair to Native American powwows.
  • National Buffalo Museum
  • Fort Mandan Interpreter and kids
  • Carriage Ride at Medora
  • Osacr Zero
  • Confluence of Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers
  • 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
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Sep 27, 2016 - Oct 01, 2016
    Minot
    Norsk Høstfest, North America's largest Scandinavian Festival, begins with opening ceremonies and...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Sep 29, 2016 - Oct 01, 2016
    Dickinson,
    The theme for this years annual Theodore Roosevelt symposium is "Theodore Roosevelt: Candidate in...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Oct 07, 2016 - Oct 08, 2016
    Fargo
    Oktoberfest is a fun event for the whole family. From Weiner dog races to the pub crawl. Go to...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Nov 19, 2016 - Nov 19, 2016
    Moorhead
    Celebrate with Fargo-Moorhead the community's traditions and cultures with this local, multi...
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Kenmare
    As its name suggests, the 13-mile Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Scenic Backway in northwest...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    The largest individual wildlife collection in North Dakota includes approximately 175 animal...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Accredited fine art museum in the heart of historic downtown Fargo. The Blue Goose Cafe, The...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The National Buffalo Museum is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the cultural and...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Cooperstown
    The new Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site consists of two sites telling the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    Museum tells and shows rich and varied story of region's aviation history. In addition to a...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Rugby
    The Amtrak Depot is a historic part of our community. Built in 1907, the depot brings visitors,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    The Ukrainian Cultural Institute features folk art cultural exhibits and religious displays...