• Chateau de Mores
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center
  • At historical events like the Fort Ransom Sodbuster days, visitors can interact with interpreters and watch demonstrations.
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Winter Reckoning
  • Majestic Bison at Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Oscar Zero Console
  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • 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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  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Cavalier
    Icelandic State Park is home to the Pioneer Heritage Center, Gunlogson Homestead and Historic...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    This 26-room, two-story frame building was built in 1883 as the summer residence of the Marquis...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Oil portraits of recipients of state's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    The Ukrainian Cultural Institute features folk art cultural exhibits and religious displays...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    Museum tells and shows rich and varied story of region's aviation history. In addition to a...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Valley City
    Valley City was founded in 1872 with the name of Second Crossing of the Sheyenne when the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The Greenway is approximately 2,200 acres of natural open space in the heart of Grand Forks, N.D....
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Abercrombie
    Known historically as "the Gateway to the Dakotas," Fort Abercrombie was the first permanent...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    The largest individual wildlife collection in North Dakota includes approximately 175 animal...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fort Totten
    The Fort Totten State Historic Site got its start in 1867 when soldiers built a log structure...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...