• North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Osacr Zero
  • Fort Union
  • Corsair at Fargo Air Museum
  • Bonanzaville General Store
  • Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
  • Fort Union
  • Albino buffalo at Jamestown
  • Fort Lincoln
  • Plane at Fargo Air Museum
  • 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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Ukrainian Pysanka art, the Easter Egg comes to life with color. Learn with us.
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Events
Featured Events
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 11, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017
    Jamestown
    Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Jun 17, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017
    Grand Forks
    The region's premier summer outdoor market features fresh produce, home baked goods, handmade...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Sep 08, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017
    Bismarck
    One of the largest Native American powwows in the national featuring hundred of drummers and...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Sep 09, 2017 - Sep 09, 2017
    Jamestown
    Join us for OKTOBERFEST...
Featured Listings
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Native American village site has a self-guided tour of the grounds and earthlodge depressions and...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    The Guardhouse Interpretive Center was reconstructed to tell the story of the frontier military...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Rugby
    The courthouse, with its massive structure and dome of graceful outline, is the first...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Oakes
    Center features furnished rooms from the late 1800s to the early 1900s, medical instruments, farm...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Warwick
    Eastbay Campground offers seasonal and overnight camping for RVs and tents, bait shop/convenience...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Sterling
    Rolling Plains Adventures is located on the Black Leg Ranch within the plains of historic...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Stanley
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this courthouse is a majestic example of...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    The Taube Museum of Art is housed in the historic 1906 Union National Bank in downtown Minot....
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Tappen
    The Big Mound Battlefield State Historic Site overlooks the site of the July 24, 1863, Battle of...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Site commemorates battle fought July 28, 1864, between 2,200 troops commanded by Gen. Alfred...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Steele
    Built in 1881 as a hotel, the building was named the county courthouse in 1885. Listed on the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Esmond
    Site served as way station on Fort Totten-Fort Stevenson Trail. It was here on Aug. 23, 1868,...