• Chateau de Mores
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center
  • At historical events like the Fort Ransom Sodbuster days, visitors can interact with interpreters and watch demonstrations.
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Winter Reckoning
  • Majestic Bison at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Oscar Zero Console
  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • 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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  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Walhalla
    Between 1843 and 1873, this house and store, owned by Antoine B. Gingras, served the Metis...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    North Dakota's largest, highest quality and most dynamic art museum is in the heart of historic...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Arvilla
    Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the park is located in a beautiful...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    The museum educates the public of the historical and present-day roles of wildlife law...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Cooperstown
    The new Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site consists of two sites telling the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Take a step back in time at this re-created prairie town. Original buildings from the frontier...