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  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • New Town Earthlodge Village
  • Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center
  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Standing Rock
  • Winter Reckoning
  • Legends of the Missouri River
  • Fort Abercrombie
  • Majestic Bison at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • 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
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 05, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016
    Jamestown
    Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Jul 21, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016
    Grand Forks
    A sense of the local is central to Nancy Friese's work, which documents places and events that...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Aug 27, 2016 - Aug 27, 2016
    Jamestown
    Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3 p.m....
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Aug 27, 2016 - Aug 27, 2016
    West Fargo
    The pioneer village in West Fargo comes to life with authentic costumes, demonstrations, parades...
Featured Listings
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    Centerpiece of the center is dinosaur museum featuring 11 full-scale dinosaur skeletons inside...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The Greenway is approximately 2,200 acres of natural open space in the heart of Grand Forks, N.D....
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Take a step back in time at this re-created prairie town. Original buildings from the frontier...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Museum exhibits and interpretive walking trail tell the stories of the Confluence. Store, walking...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Accredited fine art museum in the heart of historic downtown Fargo. The Blue Goose Cafe, The...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hatton
    Boyhood Home of Carl Ben Eielson, World renowned pioneer aviator, original furnishings, pioneer...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    The principal fur trading post of the American Fur Company on the upper Missouri River. Served...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fort Ransom
    Fort Ransom State Park, which takes its name from an 1860s military fort, is located in the midst...