• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park
  • National Buffalo Museum
  • Exterior of State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Custer House at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Native American Powwow Dancer
  • Best of Show and People Category: Winner - "Watching the Sunset at Double Ditch," Nick Hornbacher, Bismarck
  • Ceremonial dancers add color and flair to Native American powwows.
  • 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.

Looking for sites on the National Register of Historic Places? Click here to begin your search!

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