• Sitting Bull Visitor Center
  • Custer House at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Custer House
  • Mandan Rodeo Days Bronc Rider
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Fort Buford
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Adventures in North Dakota
  • 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...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016
    Belcourt
    Fifth Annual KeplinFest features the Metis/Michif traditional music/dance festival. It is two...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Aug 06, 2016 - Aug 06, 2016
    Jamestown
    Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3 p.m....
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    Centerpiece of the center is dinosaur museum featuring 11 full-scale dinosaur skeletons inside...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    The principal fur trading post of the American Fur Company on the upper Missouri River. Served...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Cavalier
    Icelandic State Park is home to the Pioneer Heritage Center, Gunlogson Homestead and Historic...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minnewaukan
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, this museum has exhibits of pioneer artifacts,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Fargo Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville and cinema house, complete with a Mighty...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Rugby
    The Amtrak Depot is a historic part of our community. Built in 1907, the depot brings visitors,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Located in the county world war memorial building. The museum is the repository for memorabilia...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fort Totten
    The Fort Totten State Historic Site got its start in 1867 when soldiers built a log structure...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Accredited fine art museum in the heart of historic downtown Fargo. The Blue Goose Cafe, The...