• Governor's Photo Contest Honorable Mention (2012) - School House Teaching
  • Adventures in North Dakota
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park
  • Harvest
  • Events Category: Winning Photograph: "Waving Old Glory," Lacey Kaiser, Streeter
  • Norsk Høstfest
  • Five Nations Art
  • Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center
  • Trail Map
  • 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.

Events
Featured Events
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Oct 22, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017
    Kenmare
    Special events and activities throughout the week include free feeds at local taverns, a goose...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Nov 10, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
    Dickinson
    Visit the Badlands Art Show and experience visual art of all kinds by local, amateur and...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Nov 18, 2017 - Nov 18, 2017
    Moorhead
    Celebrate our community's traditions and cultures with this local, multi-ethnic showcase of music...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Dec 02, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017
    West Fargo
    Enjoy a beautifully decorated Bonanzaville with cookie decorating, Christmas carolers, horse...
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    You are invited to experience Lake Sakakawea's famous walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass and...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Dawson
    Veterans' memorial wall honoring 1,010 veterans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War, M60A3 tank...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Drayton
    Historic church built in 1906 from Drayton brick, also many stained glass windows. Listed on...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Kulm
    Site marks a major battle between troops of Gen. Alfred Sully's 1863 expedition and the Sioux. A...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The Stutsman County Memorial Museum is housed in the Lutz Mansion, built in 1907 by George Lutz,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    House was built in 1884 by Medora’s parents, the Von Hoffman’s. The house is on the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Maddock
    The Maddock Community Historical Museum complex is located at 312 1st street in Maddock. There...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Built in 1911, the James Memorial building first served Williston as the public library. Today...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    Come back in time with us! The McKenzie County Heritage Park includes buildings from our county's...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    A stay at the Hotel Donaldson is meant to renew, revive and inspire. Achieving that goal begins...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Forbes
    Displays include historical artifacts of American Indians and early settlers.
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Larimore
    Displays include a military room, a music area, an old school room, old-time kitchen and antique...