• Scandinavian Heritage Park at Minot
  • Plains Art Museum
  • Double Pony Truss Bridge
  • Fort Union
  • Exterior of State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Powwow
  • North Dakota Capitol Grounds
  • Best of Show and People Category: Winner - "Watching the Sunset at Double Ditch," Nick Hornbacher, Bismarck
  • Rosebud
  • Sitting Bull Visitor Center
  • International Welcome
  • North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum
  • Fort Mandan
  • ND History Hub - Heritage Center & State Museum

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
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    May 29, 2017 - May 29, 2017
    Dunn Center
    Ceremony to dedicate the newly completed Veteran's Monument in the courtyard at the Dunn County...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
    Fargo
    Enjoy the finest Native American dancers, singers and vendors in Fargo-Moorhead at the second...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
    White Earth
    White Earth Valley Saddle Club invites you to join it June 9-11 for the 60th annual rodeo That's...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 11, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017
    Jamestown
    Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Kenmare
    As its name suggests, the 13-mile Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Scenic Backway in northwest...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    Museum tells and shows rich and varied story of region's aviation history. In addition to a...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Fargo Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville and cinema house, complete with a Mighty...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The National Buffalo Museum is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the cultural and...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The Greenway is approximately 2,200 acres of natural open space in the heart of Grand Forks, N.D....
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fort Totten
    The Fort Totten State Historic Site got its start in 1867 when soldiers built a log structure...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    An active military fort from 1872-1877, Fort Seward now houses an interpretive center displaying...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Dawson
    Veterans' memorial wall honoring 1,010 veterans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War, M60A3 tank...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. The South Unit includes a scenic loop drive, wildlife...