• Norsk Hostfest Craftsman
  • Custer House at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Carriage Ride at Medora
  • Fargo Air Museum
  • Oscar Zero Console
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Confluence of Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers
  • Arts at Norsk Hostfest
  • 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...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Jul 01, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
    Walhalla
    The Pembina Gorge Foundation and Frost Fire Summer Theatre 2017 present: "Smoke on the Mountain,"...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Jul 08, 2017 - Jul 09, 2017
    Fort Ransom
    Join us at the Sunne farmstead within the park for Sodbuster Days as we celebrate homesteading...
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Rugby
    The Amtrak Depot is a historic part of our community. Built in 1907, the depot brings visitors,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Take a step back in time at this re-created prairie town. Original buildings from the frontier...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    St. John
    Site contains the archaeological remains of an 1882 mission and its cemetery founded by Father...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Guided tour of Gen. George and Libbie Custer's home. Self-guided tour of Fort Abraham Lincoln,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    West Fargo
    Cass County Historical Society Bonanzaville consists of 43 historic buildings and more than 400...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    The largest individual wildlife collection in North Dakota includes approximately 175 animal...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hillsboro
    "Walk through our doors, step into the past." Traill County's main museum is an 1897 three story...