History & Culture

  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Harvest
  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Standing Rock
  • Theore Roosevelt National Park South Unit
  • Sitting Bull Visitor Center
  • Legends of the Missouri River
  • Fort Lincoln
  • Pioneer Museum of KcKenzie County
  • Custer House
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Fun in Medora North Dakota
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park - South Unit
  • International Welcome
  • International Welcome
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: History

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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Trip Ideas & Travel Information
North Dakota has a rich legacy of ethnically and architecturally diverse historic churches.
Follow the Chan SanSan Scenic Backway through a glacial valley carved 12,000 years ago.
Step back in time to some of the most significant destinations of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The 35-mile-long byway in North Dakota includes stops at Native American sites.
Take a 64-mile drive on Highway 22 and Highway 23 from Manning to New Town.
Experience North Dakota’s rich heritage and culture at these fun, kid-approved sites.
Get your wings at these North Dakota aviation museums and attractions.
Fill your itinerary with nearly two dozen things to see and do in a tour "Out West"
Learn the history behind and the details about Lewis and Clark's great Western journey.
Learn the inside facts about the expedition's 214 days in North Dakota.
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Featured Listings
Southeast
Southeast
Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau, Fargo, ND 58103
Stop by the Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center and take a shot next to "The Woodchipper" in Fargo!...
Northeast
Northeast
8735 130th Ave. NE, Mountain, ND 58262
Historic, picturesque country estate, bed and breakfast offerings and bus tours welcomed, flower...
Northwest
Northwest
202 Frontage Rd, New Town, ND 58763
First-class casino features reel slot machines, blackjack, craps, poker, video poker...
Northcentral
Northcentral
10939 Highway 281, Dunseith, ND 58329
On September 11, 2001, the world watched in horror as the twin towers of the World Trade Center...
Southwest
Southwest
Main Street, Almont, ND
Museum features Northern Pacific Railroad depot, blacksmith shop, rock jail, fully furnished...
Southeast
Southeast
150 County Road 34, Arthur, ND 58006
The Arthur Good Samaritan History House is located in the house where the first residents and...
Southwest
Southwest
418 Third Ave W, Richardton, ND
Assumption Abbey is a Benedictine monastery. Come and see its beautifully decorated Romanesque...
Southwest
Southwest
18 miles north of Killdeer, near Little Missouri State Park, Killdeer, ND 58640
Handcrafted, rustic heated/air conditioned log cabins, primitive and electrical camping, full...
Southeast
Southeast
I-29, Exit 23, Mooreton, ND
One of the last remaining bonanza farms in the U.S. The centerpiece of the 15-acre farm is a...
Southeast
Southeast
315 Central Ave. N., Valley City, ND 58072
The Barnes County Historical Society is a 20,000-square-foot facility dedicated to telling the...
Events
Southwest
Southwest
Feb 14, 2015 - Feb 14, 2015
Fort Clark State Historic Site and Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, Fort Clark, ND 58530
This year's Winter Adventure begins at 10:15 am at Fort Clark State Historic Site. Snowshoe...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 01, 2015 - May 01, 2015
Heritage Center, Bismarck, ND 58501
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015 with...
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 05, 2015 - Jun 06, 2015
112 Main Ave. S., Hankinson, ND 58041
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 05, 2015 - Sep 05, 2015
Old Town Hall Theater, Medora, ND 58645
Theodore Roosevelt comes to life in this vivid and rousing presentation. Learn about Theodore...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 06, 2015 - Jun 06, 2015
Frontier Village, Jamestown, ND 58401
Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3 p.m....
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 06, 2015 - Sep 05, 2015
475 Fourth St., Medora, ND 58645
Museum theater drama. Imagine the year 1885 and you are a courtroom spectator witnessing the...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 06, 2015 - Jun 06, 2015
72 E. Museum Dr., Mandan to Dickinson, ND 58601
The first Saturday in June is the annual Old Red Trail Rummage Sale from Mandan to Dickinson....
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 06, 2015 - Jun 06, 2015
#2 Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau, ND 58318
Lake Metigoshe will celebrate the North Dakota Park and Recreation Department's 50th anniversary....
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 07, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015
321 Third Ave. SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 07, 2015 - Aug 02, 2015
915 Broadway, Abercrombie, ND 58001
Fort Abecrombie State Historic Site History Program is held every Sunday at 2 p.m., June 7-Aug.2,...
Deals
Southeast
Southeast
Rates from $15
Apr 01, 2014 - Oct 31, 2015
3473 Woodland Park, Valley City, ND 58072
MONDAY-THURSDAY ** Tee off before Noon** $15 for 9 holes + cart or $25 for 18 holes + cart....
Packages
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
The perfect beer. The perfect food. The perfect place to end your day. See photo for more...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Calling all Canadians! We not honor at-par rates! See photo for details.
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Enjoy a night on the town with dinner and a movie! See photo for details.
Southeast
Southeast
Aug 01, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015
1423 38th ST SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Create memories with our family movie night package. Take the kids to that movie they"have" to...
Southeast
Southeast
Aug 01, 2014 - Dec 30, 2015
1423 38th ST SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Shop until you drop at West Acres Mall then enjoy an evening at the AmericInn of Fargo. ...
Southeast
Southeast
May 01, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1025 38th St SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Create memories with our family movie night package. Take the kids to that movie they "have" to...
Southeast
Southeast
May 31, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1025 38th ST SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Shop till you drop!. ...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Take advantage of Minot's proximity to the largest lake in the state! Did you know that Lake...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Hit the courses in Minot this summer! Enjoy the Minot favorite Vardon Golf Club and the Souris...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Looking to meet the real Minot, while still doing what YOU like to do? Let our experts plan the...