• State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Albino buffalo at Jamestown
  • Fort Lincoln
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Three Affiliated Tribes Museum
  • Fort Union
  • Ukrainian Festival
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • 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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  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hatton
    Boyhood Home of Carl Ben Eielson, World renowned pioneer aviator, original furnishings, pioneer...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Walhalla
    Between 1843 and 1873, this house and store, owned by Antoine B. Gingras, served the Metis...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Oil portraits of recipients of state's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award,...
  • 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
    General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    On September 11, 2001, the world watched in horror as the twin towers of the World Trade Center...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Take a step back in time at this re-created prairie town. Original buildings from the frontier...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Our Planes Fly! Blue skies prevail year round at the Fargo Air Museum, a premier flying museum in...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    The On-A-Slant Indian Village is a 400-year-old Mandan Indian Village, which thrived for 200...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Housed in the restored Mandan Northern Pacific Railroad Depot and featuring authentic American...