• Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Ukrainian Festival
  • Earthlodge Village
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Rodeo
  • Fort Ransom State Park
  • Fort Union
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Chan SanSan Scenic Backway
  • 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
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    May 23, 2016 - Jul 13, 2016
    Grand Forks
    Rick Bartow was a major American painter and member of the Wiyot Tribe of Northern California....
  • 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...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
    Garrison
    Experience Dakota Territory living history military encampment with demonstrations and maneuvers...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jun 26, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
    Rugby
    Five bucks buys six tastes of rhubarb desserts, cakes, pies, cookies and savory treats. This is...
Featured Listings
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    The Ukrainian Cultural Institute features folk art cultural exhibits and religious displays...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    Museum tells and shows rich and varied story of region's aviation history. In addition to a...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Rugby
    The Amtrak Depot is a historic part of our community. Built in 1907, the depot brings visitors,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The National Buffalo Museum is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the cultural and...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Oil portraits of recipients of state's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    An active military fort from 1872-1877, Fort Seward now houses an interpretive center displaying...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fort Totten
    The Fort Totten State Historic Site got its start in 1867 when soldiers built a log structure...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fort Ransom
    Fort Ransom State Park, which takes its name from an 1860s military fort, is located in the midst...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...