• Sitting Bull Visitor Center
  • Custer House at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Custer House
  • Mandan Rodeo Days Bronc Rider
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Fort Buford
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Adventures in North Dakota
  • 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...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016
    Belcourt
    Fifth Annual KeplinFest features the Metis/Michif traditional music/dance festival. It is two...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Aug 06, 2016 - Aug 06, 2016
    Jamestown
    Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3 p.m....
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    Valley City was founded in 1872 with the name of Second Crossing of the Sheyenne when the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The Greenway is approximately 2,200 acres of natural open space in the heart of Grand Forks, N.D....
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Guided tour of Gen. George and Libbie Custer's home. Self-guided tour of Fort Abraham Lincoln,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Oil portraits of recipients of state's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fort Ransom
    Fort Ransom State Park, which takes its name from an 1860s military fort, is located in the midst...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minnewaukan
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, this museum has exhibits of pioneer artifacts,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Fargo Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville and cinema house, complete with a Mighty...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    Museum tells and shows rich and varied story of region's aviation history. In addition to a...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The National Buffalo Museum is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the cultural and...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...