• Exterior of State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Fort Union
  • Harvest
  • Theore Roosevelt National Park South Unit
  • Best of Show and People Category: Winner - "Watching the Sunset at Double Ditch," Nick Hornbacher, Bismarck
  • Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site
  • Sitting Bull Visitor Center
  • Custer House at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Mandan Rodeo Days Bronc Rider
  • International Welcome
  • North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum
  • ND History Hub - Heritage Center & 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
  • 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
    Beulah
    The largest individual wildlife collection in North Dakota includes approximately 175 animal...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Fort Yates
    Visitors are welcome to travel the Standing Rock National Native American Scenic Byway. Grand...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Cavalier
    Icelandic State Park is home to the Pioneer Heritage Center, Gunlogson Homestead and Historic...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Our Planes Fly! Blue skies prevail year round at the Fargo Air Museum, a premier flying museum in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Theodore Roosevelt's first ranch cabin built in 1883-1884 after he arrived in Dakota Territory...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan to Dickinson
    An alternative to Interstate 94 between Mandan and Dickinson, this 108-mile route offers a...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Museum exhibits and interpretive walking trail tell the stories of the Confluence. Store, walking...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...