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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
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Theodore Roosevelt's first ranch cabin built in 1883-1884 after he arrived in Dakota Territory...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The Greenway is approximately 2,200 acres of natural open space in the heart of Grand Forks, N.D....
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Housed in the restored Mandan Northern Pacific Railroad Depot and featuring authentic American...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Oil portraits of recipients of state's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    St. John
    Site contains the archaeological remains of an 1882 mission and its cemetery founded by Father...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    The museum educates the public of the historical and present-day roles of wildlife law...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minnewaukan
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, this museum has exhibits of pioneer artifacts,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    This 26-room, two-story frame building was built in 1883 as the summer residence of the Marquis...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    Fort Stevenson State Park, located on Lake Sakakawea's north shore, was named for the late 1800s...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...