• Fort Ransom State Park
  • Fort Union
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Chan SanSan Scenic Backway
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch
  • Rosebud Visitors Center
  • Powwow
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Powwow
  • Fort Ransom 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.

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Events
Featured Events
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 11, 2017
    Moorhead
    Enjoy intriguing history, arts and traditions of the seven Celtic Nations with two performance...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
    Fargo
    Enjoy the finest Native American dancers, singers and vendors in Fargo-Moorhead at the second...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 04, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017
    Jamestown
    Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 18, 2017 - Jun 24, 2017
    Jamestown
    We are an authentic week-long family wagon train trek across North Dakota prairies. This is a...
Featured Listings
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Fort Yates
    Visitors are welcome to travel the Standing Rock National Native American Scenic Byway. Grand...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Located in the county world war memorial building. The museum is the repository for memorabilia...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    This 26-room, two-story frame building was built in 1883 as the summer residence of the Marquis...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan to Dickinson
    An alternative to Interstate 94 between Mandan and Dickinson, this 108-mile route offers a...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    North Dakota's largest, highest quality and most dynamic art museum is in the heart of historic...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Fargo Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville and cinema house, complete with a Mighty...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    St. John
    Site contains the archaeological remains of an 1882 mission and its cemetery founded by Father...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    West Fargo
    Cass County Historical Society Bonanzaville consists of 43 historic buildings and more than 400...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Guided tour of Gen. George and Libbie Custer's home. Self-guided tour of Fort Abraham Lincoln,...