• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Fort Buford State Historic Site
  • Turtle Mountains
  • National Buffalo Museum
  • Norsk Hostfest Craftsman
  • Ceremonial dancers add color and flair to Native American powwows.
  • Fort Mandan Interpreter and kids
  • Carriage Ride at Medora
  • Osacr Zero
  • Confluence of Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers
  • 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
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Sep 27, 2016 - Oct 01, 2016
    Minot
    Norsk Høstfest, North America's largest Scandinavian Festival, begins with opening ceremonies and...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Oct 07, 2016 - Oct 08, 2016
    Fargo
    Oktoberfest is a fun event for the whole family. From Weiner dog races to the pub crawl. Go to...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Nov 19, 2016 - Nov 19, 2016
    Moorhead
    Celebrate with Fargo-Moorhead the community's traditions and cultures with this local, multi...
  • 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
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    Valley City was founded in 1872 with the name of Second Crossing of the Sheyenne when the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Museum exhibits and interpretive walking trail tell the stories of the Confluence. Store, walking...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    On September 11, 2001, the world watched in horror as the twin towers of the World Trade Center...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The National Buffalo Museum is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the cultural and...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minnewaukan
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, this museum has exhibits of pioneer artifacts,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Abercrombie
    Known historically as "the Gateway to the Dakotas," Fort Abercrombie was the first permanent...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Fargo Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville and cinema house, complete with a Mighty...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    The largest individual wildlife collection in North Dakota includes approximately 175 animal...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Arvilla
    Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the park is located in a beautiful...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Richardton
    This site marks a base camp established by General Alfred Sully during his 1864 campaign. Rifle...