• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Fort Lincoln Trolley
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Fort Buford
  • Double Pony Truss Bridge
  • Governor's Photo Contest Honorable Mention (2012) - School House Teaching
  • Ukrainian Festival
  • 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.

Looking for sites on the National Register of Historic Places? Click here to begin your search!

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Come into the world of huge jaws, claw like feet! Dickinson Dinosaur Museum
Ukrainian Pysanka art, the Easter Egg comes to life with color. Learn with us.
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  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The Stutsman County Memorial Museum is housed in the Lutz Mansion, built in 1907 by George Lutz,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Stanley
    The Sibyl Center is named for Sibyl McDonald, a piano teacher that taught virtually hundreds of ...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Keelboat Park is adjacent to the Missouri River and part of the Missouri Valley Legacy Center....
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Gateway to Science is North Dakota's hands-on science center and children's museum. Ignite your...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Kathryn
    Called Inyan Bosendata by Sioux Indians who consider it sacred. The rock stands on a complex of...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    New Leipzig
    "Hands-on" Interactive Robotics, Science & Art Center. We design and fabricate...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    Dickinson State University Art Gallery Located in Klinefelter Hall, the gallery provides an...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Wahpeton
    Wahpper is the world's largest catfish at 40 feet long, 12 feet tall and weighing in at 5,000...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Buffalo
    Step back in time at one of the oldest remaining rectories in the state.  The original portion...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame honors and recognizes those individuals who have played a...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Casselton
    The mansion was built in 1909-10 by Wallace Grosvenor who was an architect and owned many lumber...