• Fort Ransom State Park
  • Fort Union
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Chan SanSan Scenic Backway
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch
  • Rosebud Visitors Center
  • Powwow
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Powwow
  • Fort Ransom State Historic Site
  • 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
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 04, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017
    Jamestown
    Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 18, 2017 - Jun 24, 2017
    Jamestown
    We are an authentic week-long family wagon train trek across North Dakota prairies. This is a...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017
    Bismarck
    The Downtowners present German Days in July from Downtown Bismarck!  Join us in the heart of the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017
    Bismarck
    Buckstop Junction's annual Flea Market and Harvest Celebration...
Featured Listings
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Richardton
    This site marks a base camp established by General Alfred Sully during his 1864 campaign. Rifle...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Dunseith
    The museum educates the public of the historical and present-day roles of wildlife law...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    This 26-room, two-story frame building was built in 1883 as the summer residence of the Marquis...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    Centerpiece of the center is dinosaur museum featuring 11 full-scale dinosaur skeletons inside...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    West Fargo
    Cass County Historical Society Bonanzaville consists of 43 historic buildings and more than 400...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Abercrombie
    Known historically as "the Gateway to the Dakotas," Fort Abercrombie was the first permanent...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Oil portraits of recipients of state's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award,...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    Non-profit gallery created by artists to provide exhibits and opportunities for regional and...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    The largest individual wildlife collection in North Dakota includes approximately 175 animal...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Arvilla
    Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the park is located in a beautiful...