• Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Confluence of Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Arts at Norsk Hostfest
  • At historical events like the Fort Ransom Sodbuster days, visitors can interact with interpreters and watch demonstrations.
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Fort Mandan Interpreter and kids
  • Custer House at Fort Abraham Lincoln near Mandan
  • Standing Rock
  • 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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  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Guided tour of Gen. George and Libbie Custer's home. Self-guided tour of Fort Abraham Lincoln,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Located in the county world war memorial building. The museum is the repository for memorabilia...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    Valley City was founded in 1872 with the name of Second Crossing of the Sheyenne when the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Dawson
    Veterans' memorial wall honoring 1,010 veterans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War, M60A3 tank...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Cavalier
    Icelandic State Park is home to the Pioneer Heritage Center, Gunlogson Homestead and Historic...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Housed in the restored Mandan Northern Pacific Railroad Depot and featuring authentic American...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    Non-profit gallery created by artists to provide exhibits and opportunities for regional and...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Museum exhibits and interpretive walking trail tell the stories of the Confluence. Store, walking...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...