• Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Powwow
  • New Town
  • Heritage Hjemkomst Center
  • Fort Ransom State Historic Site
  • Fort Lincoln Trolley
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park at Minot
  • Plains Art Museum
  • Double Pony Truss Bridge
  • Exterior of State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage 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
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Oct 22, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017
    Kenmare
    Special events and activities throughout the week include free feeds at local taverns, a goose...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Nov 10, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
    Dickinson
    Visit the Badlands Art Show and experience visual art of all kinds by local, amateur and...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Nov 18, 2017 - Nov 18, 2017
    Moorhead
    Celebrate our community's traditions and cultures with this local, multi-ethnic showcase of music...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Dec 02, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017
    West Fargo
    Enjoy a beautifully decorated Bonanzaville with cookie decorating, Christmas carolers, horse...
Featured Listings
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    This center interprets the activities of the fort, which was open from 1872-1877 to guard the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Plaza
    Historic items from the community of Plaza, housed in a church moved to the site from the former...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Powers Lake
    Exhibits include historic depot station, homestead houses, a Methodist church and memorabilla...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    East Grand Forks
    A collection of HO and N Scale model railroad layouts, railroad service equipment, artifacts and...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Come join us for a nine-mile railroad trip along the Heart River to Fort Lincoln State Park. One...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Follow the Jamestown Talking Trail, an interactive self-guided audio tour consisting of about 70...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    Museum tells and shows rich and varied story of region's aviation history. In addition to a...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    Two galleries house rotating exhibitions of regional, national, and international art. A third...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Rugby
    The courthouse, with its massive structure and dome of graceful outline, is the first...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    The On-A-Slant Indian Village is a 400-year-old Mandan Indian Village, which thrived for 200...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Furnished 4-bedroom cabin and corrals in secluded Badlands ranch setting for bowhunters, horse...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    Fort Stevenson State Park, located on Lake Sakakawea's north shore, was named for the late 1800s...