• Carriage Ride at Medora
  • Osacr Zero
  • Fort Mandan Interpreter and kids
  • Confluence of Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers
  • Bonanzaville General Store
  • Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
  • Arts at Norsk Hostfest
  • Albino buffalo at Jamestown
  • Fort Lincoln
  • Custer House at Fort Abraham Lincoln near Mandan
  • International Welcome

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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  • 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
    Cooperstown
    The new Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site consists of two sites telling the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Richardton
    This site marks a base camp established by General Alfred Sully during his 1864 campaign. Rifle...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Fargo Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville and cinema house, complete with a Mighty...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Cavalier
    Icelandic State Park is home to the Pioneer Heritage Center, Gunlogson Homestead and Historic...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Dawson
    Veterans' memorial wall honoring 1,010 veterans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War, M60A3 tank...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Take a step back in time at this re-created prairie town. Original buildings from the frontier...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...