• State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Albino buffalo at Jamestown
  • Fort Lincoln
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Three Affiliated Tribes Museum
  • Fort Union
  • Ukrainian Festival
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at 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.

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  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Museum exhibits and interpretive walking trail tell the stories of the Confluence. Store, walking...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    The largest individual wildlife collection in North Dakota includes approximately 175 animal...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Take a step back in time at this re-created prairie town. Original buildings from the frontier...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The Greenway is approximately 2,200 acres of natural open space in the heart of Grand Forks, N.D....
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Located in the county world war memorial building. The museum is the repository for memorabilia...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fort Totten
    The Fort Totten State Historic Site got its start in 1867 when soldiers built a log structure...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    St. John
    Site contains the archaeological remains of an 1882 mission and its cemetery founded by Father...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Our Planes Fly! Blue skies prevail year round at the Fargo Air Museum, a premier flying museum in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    Non-profit gallery created by artists to provide exhibits and opportunities for regional and...