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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
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Dawson
    Veterans' memorial wall honoring 1,010 veterans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War, M60A3 tank...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hatton
    Boyhood Home of Carl Ben Eielson, World renowned pioneer aviator, original furnishings, pioneer...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    The museum educates the public of the historical and present-day roles of wildlife law...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    The Ukrainian Cultural Institute features folk art cultural exhibits and religious displays...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The Greenway is approximately 2,200 acres of natural open space in the heart of Grand Forks, N.D....
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Cavalier
    Icelandic State Park is home to the Pioneer Heritage Center, Gunlogson Homestead and Historic...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    Museum tells and shows rich and varied story of region's aviation history. In addition to a...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Arvilla
    Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the park is located in a beautiful...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    The Lake Region Heritage Center is located in the old post office in downtown Devils Lake. The...