• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Fort Buford State Historic Site
  • Turtle Mountains
  • Norsk Hostfest Craftsman
  • Ceremonial dancers add color and flair to Native American powwows.
  • National Buffalo Museum
  • 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...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Sep 29, 2016 - Oct 01, 2016
    Dickinson,
    The theme for this years annual Theodore Roosevelt symposium is "Theodore Roosevelt: Candidate in...
  • 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...
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Abercrombie
    Known historically as "the Gateway to the Dakotas," Fort Abercrombie was the first permanent...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Parshall
    This unique museum displays rock specimens from all over the world. The museum was a brainchild...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Our Planes Fly! Blue skies prevail year round at the Fargo Air Museum, a premier flying museum in...
  • 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...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Housed in the restored Mandan Northern Pacific Railroad Depot and featuring authentic American...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    Fort Stevenson State Park, located on Lake Sakakawea's north shore, was named for the late 1800s...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Accredited fine art museum in the heart of historic downtown Fargo. The Blue Goose Cafe, The...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    The On-A-Slant Indian Village is a 400-year-old Mandan Indian Village, which thrived for 200...